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60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education

Legal Talk Network - June 3, 2014 - May 17th, 2014 marked the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the...

06/4/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

Chicago's minimum wage fight officially kicks off with $15 proposal

Crain's Chicago Business - May 27, 2014, by Greg Hinz - Ending months of preliminaries, a group of 10 or more Chicago...

06/2/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Aldermen, Activists Propose City Ordinance To Raise Minimum Wage

Chicagoist - May 28, 2014, by Aaron Cynic - Supporters of raising the minimum wage introduced an ordinance at a City...

05/28/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Chicago Group Pushing For $15 Minimum Wage

Huffington Post - May 28, 2014, by Joseph Erbentraut - A coalition of Chicago aldermen on Wednesday introduced an...

05/28/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Report: $15 Chicago Minimum Wage Would Lift Up Struggling Workers

Progress Illinois - May 27, 2014, by Ellyn Fortino - A proposal to hike Chicago's minimum wage to $15 an hour would not...

05/27/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Systemic Fraud Found In GOP-Endorsed Charter Schools

Atlas Left - May 24, 2014, by Josh Kilburn - The House of Representatives recently passed a bill that would grant $3...

05/24/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

Use of Employee Scheduling Software Raises Union Concerns About Seniority, Work Hours

Reproduced with permission from Daily Labor Report, 97 DLR C-1 (May 20, 2014). Copyright 2014 by The Bureau of National...

05/19/2014 | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek

Charter School Oversight Lacking, Report Says

Epoch Times - May 18, 2014, by Petr Svab - Due to poor oversight charter schools lost over $100 million to waste, fraud...

05/18/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

How Bad Are Waste and Fraud at Charter Schools? This Bad.

NEA Today - May 14, 2014, by Tim Walker - Lax oversight and limited accountability has led to a shocking misuse of...

05/14/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

Let's Choose Children Over the Charter Industry

Roll Call - May 14, 2014, by Kyle Serrette and Sabrina Joy Stevens - Our children are too precious, and education...

05/14/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

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