Tag Archives: Kate Grossman

CN April 14 2016

  Chicago Public Schools runs 87 high schools, most of them of the “neighborhood” variety. But 50 of them are under-enrolled, and 35 are less than 50% full. Some have only a tiny fraction of the 2,000 or so students … Continue reading

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CN March 12, 2015, Part one

  Article 8, section 5. “Membership in any pension or retirement system of the State, any unit of local government or school district, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, shall be an enforceable contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not be diminished or … Continue reading

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CN Aug 14, 2014

  Chicago Public Schools has announced that it’s making FY 2015 a smidge longer – like about 60 days. That’s so it can double-dip on tax revenue to fill this year’s budget hole. But, you ask, won’t that make FY … Continue reading

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CN September 6, 2012

We’re days away from a possible teachers’ strike in Chicago, but Kate Grossman, Deputy Editor of the Sun-Times Editorial page, remains optimistic that a strike will be averted at the last minute. “A fair contract is still doable without a … Continue reading

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