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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

Charter School Cheats: New Report On Charter Industry Exposes $100 million In Taxpayer Funds Meant For Children Instead Lost To Fraud, Waste & Abuse

ProgressOhio - May 16, 2014 - A new report released today reveals that fraudulent charter operators in 15 states are...

05/14/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

Simplify Investments to Keep Them Clean

New York Times - May 11, 2014, Room for Debate: Connie Razza - Public pensions are under threat from outright fraud as...

05/11/2014 | Improving Job Quality

New Orleans experience a warning to Texas

Behind Frenemy Lines - May 10, 2014, by Jason Stanford - This is a typical day for Greg Abbott’s gubernatorial bid: He...

05/10/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

MSNBC - The ED Show - Boehner pushes exclusionary school legislation

MSNBC The ED Show - May 9, 2014 - John Boehner pushed the charter school agenda one step further by supporting...

05/9/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools


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