On May 1, 1886, 80,000 workers marched down Michigan Avenue in Chicago in support of the eight-hour day.
In the next few days, nationwide, 350,000 workers (including 70,000 in Chicago) went on strike at 1,200 factories. Since that time, May…
Here’s an education reform you won’t hear about from DeVos or Duncan: stop locking up so many Black and Brown parents! A recent Economic Policy Institute study confirmed
something that may seem obvious: students with a parent in jail are…
Recent investigations by education reporters detail actions taken by Rahm Emanuel’s handpicked Board of Education that clearly further racial segregation in Chicago Public Schools.
A review of the hundreds of expenditures every year authorized by the unelected Board of Education shows hundreds of millions of dollars in payments to vendors. These vendors are seldom required to prove that they are worth the money paid to them.
“Educators for Excellence” claims to be pro-union and many of the teachers it recruits are strong union members. However, the policies E4E advocates in its declaration are aimed at diminishing the unity that is the foundation of unionism.