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Mayor Rahm's bananas about the longer school day

If you recall, I valiantly tried to save Mayor Emanuel from the mess he got himself into when he unilaterally declared that, from here on out, the public school children of Chicago would have to wear their underwear on the outside of their clothes. Whoops?wrong decree.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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In the News: Negotiating teacher salaries, longer days; shifting Detroit's worst schools to state authority

United States / Chicago : Catalyst Notebook (3 years ago)

Salary negotiations between Chicago Public Schools officials and its teachers union could veer to the subject of longer school days, an issue that has the support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Tribune) In the state A judge Monday dismisse... Read Post

Rahm Emanuel Pledges That Chicago's School Days Will Get Longer

United States / Chicago : Chicagoist (3 years ago)

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced on Friday that students in Chicago's public schools will possibly be spending an extra hour or hour and a half in school each day once new legislation is passed in Springfield. "We're not going to ... Read Post

In the News: Emanuel, Brizard stand by longer day push

United States / Chicago : Catalyst Notebook (3 years ago)

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended his efforts to bring a longer school day after a state labor board sided with the Chicago Teachers union in their efforts to end the mayor's push, WBEZ reports. And, CPS chief Jean-Claude Brizard ... Read Post


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