Stories tagged: School rankings
Wed., Oct. 3, 2012, 8:54 p.m.
Chicago teachers vote to approve 3-year contract
CHICAGO (AP) — Members of the Chicago Teachers Union overwhelmingly have approved a new three-year contract that includes pay increases and a new evaluation system, union officials announced late Wednesday. …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2012, 6:50 a.m.
Chicago students return to class as strike ends
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago children returned to school Wednesday, less than a day after teachers ended a seven-day strike that disrupted the daily routines of thousands of families and made …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2012, 12:04 a.m.
Chicago students returning to class as strike ends
CHICAGO (AP) — Students prepared to return to class Wednesday after Chicago teachers voted to suspend their first strike in a quarter century, shutting 350,000 children out of school, disrupting …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2012, 3:42 p.m.
Chicago teachers vote to return to classroom
CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on the picket lines in Chicago, ending a combative stalemate with Mayor Rahm Emanuel …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2012, 10:14 a.m.
Chicago teachers await vote that could end strike
CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of delegates to the Chicago teachers union gathered Tuesday to debate a proposed contract, the first step before casting a critical vote that could end the …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2012, 12:08 a.m.
Teacher evaluations at center of Chicago strike
CHICAGO (AP) — Educators in Los Angeles just signed a new deal with the city’s school district. So, too, did teachers in Boston. Both require performance evaluations based in part …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, 12:11 a.m.
Chicago teacher strike poses test for unions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The massive teachers’ strike in Chicago offers a high-profile test for the nation’s teachers’ unions, which have seen their political influence threatened as a growing reform movement …