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Monthly Archives: May 2014
Chicago’s pension systems for public-service employees are a mess. Right now, the Chicago Fire Pension fund is only 24% funded. The Police Pension Fund is at 31%. There are major funding issues with the teachers’ pension fund and the … Continue reading
Blaine Elementary’s principal Troy LaVierre made a grand entrance onto the education/political scene in Chicago this past weekend with his letter to the editor at the Sun-Times in which he gave voice to the frustration so many CPS principals … Continue reading
There was something of a Chicago media tour embarked upon this week by CTU President Karen Lewis. She spoke at the City Club of Chicago, where she excoriated the Mayor and demanded that the city’s business and political elites find more … Continue reading