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Interesting Position: Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them


Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them. Chicago Teachers Union leaders on Tuesday submitted their first contract proposals — including 5-percent pay raises — to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, though most negotiations are expected … Continue reading

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Are Chicago Area School Superintendents Seeking To Protect Their “Turf” By Restricting Competition Without Considering the Best Interests of the Families and Students by Opposing HR 610 ?


Currently, throughout the Chicagoland area various persons purportedly speaking in behalf of school districts are panic peddling concerns by area Superintendents, regarding a US Congress House Bill (HR 610) that was introduced for consideration by the US House of Representatives … Continue reading

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Let’s Face Reality About The Illinois General Assembly, They Perpetuate The Poor Governance Of Illinois


What is sad about this and all the rest of legislative work in Illinois is that the Dems can decide to pass a bill, the ERA, that will have no impact on equal rights because current laws and regulation mandate … Continue reading

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“Pity The Nation Whose People Are Sheep………”


Lawrence Ferlinghetti decades ago wrote and it gives me chills to read it today: “Pity the nation whose people are sheep, and whose shepherds mislead them. Pity the nation whose leaders are liars, whose sages are silenced, and whose bigots … Continue reading

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The Parents of Norridge SD 80 Students at Enger Continue To Face Challenges Created By LASEC


So Norridge SD81 Administration has worked diligently with the Illinois legislature to ensure the continued enrollment at Enger only to encounter Amendment 2 To SB 2344 introduced at the request of Leyden and Norwood Park area Superintendents to frustrate the … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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Spending bill could quash Minor League Baseball players’ wage claims


I really hope fans get as upset by this proposed legislature, which would keep minor leaguers’ salaries from increasing, as they did about the new MiLB extra-inning rules. A massive government spending bill that Congress is expected to consider this … Continue reading

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#NationalSchoolWalkout #Enough March 14, 2018


Student protests for stricter gun laws are set for 10 a.m. in every time zone one month after the Parkland school shooting. Follow live updates cnn.it/2Hz0F5K It’s a shame when children feel compelled to speak up because adults have failed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on What Is Driving Gun Violence in Chicago


Here’s a follow-up about low bonds being set for gun offenders arrested in Chicago and Cook County. Of particular interest are the statistics quoted in the article that show how the bond amounts have dropped significantly while the amount of … Continue reading

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Fla. shooting survivor: Cops don’t want to face down AR-15s


“The first priority on an active school shooting is to stop the killing. You don’t wait for the SWAT team, you don’t hide behind a car. If you’re armed, whether as a school resource officer or first patrol officer, you … Continue reading

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