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John Laesch: Quinn Picks Republican Running Mate

Quinn Picks Republican Running Mate

By John Laesch, Progressive Fox, November 9, 2013  Read more »

W/Video: Huffpo: Chicago School Board Votes To Allow 35 Per Classroom, 2,700 Teacher Layoffs Possible

Despite protests from students, parents and teachers, the Chicago School Board voted unanimously to allow Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman to make major changes to the system Tuesday.

The board approved Huberman's emergency budget plan, which could lead to 2,700 teacher layoffs and give district officials the power to raise class sizes to up to 35 students.  Read more »

Dear Parents, Teachers cannot protect your children from well financed abusers

 "This particular article simply must be shared from parent to parent to parent. Please don’t wait until the child you never thought would be harmed is harmed. Parents must help all children if they wish for others to help their own child."  Read more »

Don Rose: Air Strikes in Syria?

Slouching Towards Syria  Read more »

Don Rose: Can Rahm's Million$ Save His Job?

Can Rahm's Million$ Save His Job?
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David Sirota: Emanuel Cuts Schools, Pensions, But Preserves Huge TIF Fund

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Emanuel PAC created to "destroy" eight aldermen, Fioretti says

Emanuel PAC created to "destroy" eight aldermen, Fioretti says

By Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times, August 5. 2014  Read more »

Tim Meegan: CPS starving its schools to justify privatization

CPS starving its schools to justify privatization

By Tim Meegan, Chicago Teacher and Candidate for Alderman, 33rd Ward  Read more »

Kari Lydersen: Is Rahm Emanuel Doomed?

Is Rahm Emanuel  Doomed?

By Kari Lydersen, Al Jazeera,