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The latest stop in the national movement seeking higher teacher pay and better education funding is Arizona, where tens of thousands of teachers have voted to walk off the job next week. They want the Republican-controlled Legislature and Gov. Doug Ducey to improve on the governor's offer of ...
The ordeal started on Valentine's Day, when the first-year music teacher at Prairie View Grade School received flowers from his husband, Philip. ... The Chicago Tribune reports that the vice president of the local teachers' union recently send an email to all district faculty stating that the officials had ...

He now works as a substitute teacher and advocates for LGBT teachers and students. "I (became) an example that you can fight (back) and win," he said. "I'm also an example that your entire career can be derailed." For Eiler, a teacher of students with visual impairments who chairs the Chicago ...
A call Friday to hire more school janitors. The Chicago Teachers Union says the city's schools are filthy and they want 500 new janitors added to the district. Members of the Chicago Teacher's Union said CPS is doing too little too late. Friday they suited up in hazmat gear and offered to clean the ...
Gina Caneva, a Chicago teacher, wrote in her recent op-ed about how wonderful unions are and how they have the "back" of Chicago teachers. Well, it is great that the union helped increase pay and benefits for Chicago teachers. Congratulations. However, these union bosses negotiated ... taxpayers
With teacher insurrections breaking out from one side of the country to the other, it's time to pay homage to Karen Lewis, the president of the Chicago Teachers Union. She was a ... In terms of fashion, many of today's striking Teachers choose red--a color made fashionable in Chicago during CTU actions.

When teachers say they aren't in it for the money, they are justifying low pay. When some teachers say they stay until 8 p.m. because they care about their students, they are also insinuating that the teacher who leaves at 4 p.m. doesn't care. As long as teachers promote the narrative that they are only in ...
Apple announced a new collaboration with Chicago Public Schools and Northwestern University to offer free professional learning to teachers across Chicago. Together, Apple, Chicago Public Schools and Northwestern University will establish a Center for Excellence at Lane Tech College Prep High ...
Recent school shootings are making more and more people in the classroom on edge and one Crystal Lake gun range decided to do something about it, offering training for school employees - free of charge. Brian Pacheco says he's spending two days of his spring break at "On Target" gun range, learning ...
... team took the stage at Lane Tech High School in Chicago to discuss the tablet, Apple's education plans, and "creative new ideas for teachers and students." ... Apple (AAPL) also teased software features such as smart annotations to help teachers mark up papers, and augmented reality support which will ...
Maybe you think the worst is over for Chicago Public Schools: Springfield sprang for millions in budget and pension relief last year. Time to lean back and sip an icy beverage. Sorry to interrupt this reverie, but there are 1 billion reasons that you're wrong. That is, the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund is short ...
Venue for yesterday's education event will become hub for Chicago teacher training for Everyone Can Code initiative ... at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, which will serve as a teaching and learning hub to introduce high school teachers to Apple's Everyone Can Code curriculum.
Apple will work with Northwestern University to develop teacher training for the hub, with professors from Northwestern leading free sessions. In these sessions, teachers will learn the Everyone Can Code curriculum, and will also have the opportunity to be trained on a course for app development with Swift ...
Updated estimates added $1 billion to the enormous debt faced by the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund, but future taxpayers may be the ones to make ... into the future,” said Lance Weiss, a senior consultant with the Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company firm that now advises the city's teacher pension fund.
A garden designed by students and teachers from the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences was inspired by J.K. Rowling's “Harry Potter” series, J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" and Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland." Kendall College students created a tablescape based on Shel Silverstein's book ...
Chicago Teacher's Union and several thousand supporters rally on 1st April 2016 at Chicago's Daley Center before attempting to shut down Lake Shore Drive, ... Administrators called names in the cafeteria of any student with outstanding work or low test scores, and sent them back up to their teachers.
Although Salcido is a tenured teacher, Villon told The Associated Press on Wednesday she is confident his dismissal will stand up, adding he crossed the line by intimidating and bullying a captive audience with his remarks. “We're not questioning his freedom of speech, but when we hire teachers to teach ...

When Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke recently about why he has been a crucial supporter of City Year Chicago, he said it's because "demographics should not determine destiny." This sentiment is echoed by hardworking principals and teachers in the City Year partner schools, who see the ...
CHICAGO (CBS) — A kindergarten teacher at East Aurora school district's Bardwell Elementary has been charged with sexual assault of two minors over a span of nearly four years. Juan C. Avendano, 62, was charged with a felony counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, and indecent ...
Dominique Hodrick was convicted of killing special education teacher Betty Howard. (Chicago Police ... A jury took less than two hours to convict a reputed gang member of firing shots at rivals that struck and killed a special education teacher four years ago in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood. Dominique ...
CHICAGO -- Every year teachers across the Chicago area get special recognition in the form of a Golden Apple Award. It honors excellence in teaching. This year, a record-setting number of local teachers were nominated. -- more than 650! And 10 have been chosen for the prestigious award.
CHICAGO — After nearly four years of legal wrangling, the trial of a man charged in the 2014 shooting death of a Chicago special education teacher is underway. Dominique Hodrick is charged with murder in the death of 58-year-old Betty Howard. Howard was working part time at a realty company when ...
Anyone hesitant to bring information forward to the police is encouraged to talk to a VHHS teacher, school official or counselor. ... with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the Vernon Hills Police Department at 847-247-4884 or contact a teacher, counselor or other school official.
West Chicago High School teachers will vote Wednesday to ratify a tentative contract reached with the school board last month after nearly two years of negotiations. ... Those raises encompass base salary increases and so-called step increases based on a teacher's length of service. Teachers also receive ...
CHICAGO -- They say once you're a teacher, it's always in your blood. That couldn't be more true than for retired preschool teacher Michelle Dinneen-White. It bothered her that young children in certain parts of our city weren't getting the same leg up when it came to early education. So what did she do?
... curiosity can unsettle preschool teachers who feel they lack sufficient understanding of science, technology, engineering and math, often referred to as STEM. Hari Sreenivasan reports from Chicago on efforts to boost science learning among some of the youngest students by boosting teacher confidence.
A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running ... In the afternoon, President Donald Trump, who has advocated for arming teachers, convened a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House to ...
“If a kid is hellbent on shooting up a school, having an armed teacher is not going to stop them,” said Jason Janczak, social studies department chair at ... Leaders from the Illinois' two statewide teachers unions and the Chicago Teachers Union spoke out strongly against Trump's tweets, which argued that ...
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – After nearly two years of talks, teachers and district officials reached a tentative agreement in West Chicago. “We are grateful the negotiating teams were able to find common ground and reach an agreement, that a strike was averted, and that students will be in their classrooms as ...
Teachers at West Chicago High School sat at the negotiating table with school board officials Monday night four several hours in an effort to sidestep a ... teachers to WeGo, retain quality teachers at WeGo and reward quality teachers for their loyalty to WeGo," Brian Wheeler, a special education teacher, ...
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Teachers for West Chicago Community High School are taking a job action short of a strike, for now, as they try to negotiate a contract with District 94. The West Chicago High School Teacher's Association said 141 teachers will be working to the letter of the contract, ...
A bouquet of flowers sent to a teacher from his husband on Valentine's Day set off a controversy and claims of discrimination in a rural community at the edge of the Chicago area, resulting in a standing-room-only school board meeting Monday evening. When Nathan Etter, a first-year music teacher ...
The Chicago Teachers Union was dismissive of the district's proposal, describing the school budget increases as "trivial." ... Illinois' revamped education funding formula, some expensive borrowing, and new state and local tax revenue devoted to shoring up the city's half-funded Teacher pension system. special education
Since the earliest days of teacher organizing more than a century ago, almost every moment of teacher activism has come during times of social upheaval. In 1897, the modern teachers' union movement was born in Chicago, where teachers presided over classrooms of up to 60 children, many of whom ... special education
The agreement boosts teacher pay an average 3.52 percent in the first year, 2.73 percent in the second, 2.91 percent in the third and 2.92 percent in the fourth. Those raises encompass base salary increases and so-called step increases tied to a teacher's length of service. Teachers also receive increases ... special education
Is his wife, the PHS teacher, overreacting by having a personal plan in place to protect her students? Again, not at all, I say. She's also not the only Northwest Indiana teacher with a personal plan in mind if the unthinkable happens. "We all have a mental plan for our specific room, in addition to the official ... special education
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – After nearly two years of talks, teachers and district officials reached a tentative agreement in West Chicago. “We are grateful the negotiating teams were able to find common ground and reach an agreement, that a strike was averted, and that students will be in their classrooms as ... special education
West Chicago High School teachers say they'll strike Friday if contract talks fall apart during a last-ditch negotiating session Thursday night with the ... A teacher with a bachelor's degree and no previous experience who was hired at the beginning of this year would continue to make $42,932 in the first year ... special education
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget on Wednesday will propose having Chicago Public Schools, downstate and suburban school districts and state universities pay more of their teachers' pension costs, in an attempt to save state government millions of dollars a year. The governor's plan is likely to be ... special education
West Chicago High School teachers are preparing to go on strike Friday if they are unable to reach a contract settlement with the school board during a ... A teacher with a bachelor's degree and no previous teaching experience who was hired at the beginning of this year would continue to make $42,932 in ... special education
The West Chicago High School Teacher's Association said 141 teachers will be working to the letter of the contract, “working to terms,” most days from now on. That means teachers will not be coming in early to work or staying late on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays unless they're specifically paid extra ... special education
Arthur Wieckiewicz, a History teacher in the suburbs of Chicago said, “I give at least one detention a week for catching a student 'abusing their iPad privileges,' and it's usually because they were playing a game.” So, what are people playing in classrooms? According to the teachers we spoke to, games like ... special education
With the approval of a historic union merger, teachers in Chicago are positioning themselves to mount a greater challenge to privatization and austerity. On Monday, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) announced that its members had voted in favor of amalgamating with the Chicago Alliance of Charter ... special education
CHICAGO -- A Curie High School Teacher has beat out 30,000 other nominees to make it as a finalist for a million dollar Global Teaching Prize. Unlike the other candidates, Ms. Melinda Wilson's instruction isn't based in books or lectures. Her classroom is a worn down dance studio. The majority of her ... special education
Negotiators for West Chicago High School District 94 and its teachers union will meet at least twice more before teachers legally can strike, but contract ... on a salary formula based on the consumer price index to determine the cost of each teacher's salary individually," according to a statement released by ... special education
The Chicago Teachers Union recently announced its endorsement of State Sen. Kwame Raoul in his bid for ... school board to Chicago. “Kwame has consistently demonstrated his belief in democracy and voting rights,” said high school teacher Ben Coyle, who chairs the union's legislative committee. special education
After months of talks, the Chicago Teachers Union has approved a plan to merge with the largest charter union in the country. More than two-thirds of CTU voting members cast ballots in favor of merging with the 1,000-member Chicago Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff, the union announced Monday ... special education
The city's unionized charter teachers are represented by the Chicago Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff, a branch of the American Federation of Teachers. ChiACTS says it represents 1,000 teachers and staff at 32 charter campuses. There are about 120 charter schools under CPS. Organized charter ... special education
"Immediately upon notification by Harris County of potential pending charges against Mr. Gamboa, a substitute teacher in the district, he was removed from our substitute pool. The safety of our students is our highest priority. The criminal history and references of job applicants, including those who apply to ... special education
... elementary school teacher in the Bronx took home an award at the 60th Grammy Awards Sunday night. Melissa Salguero, a music teacher at P.S. 48 Joseph R. Drake school in Hunts Point, New York, earned the 2018 Music Educator Award in front of an arena full of celebrities at Madison Square Garden, ... special education


 

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