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Christian Science Monitor story on CTU’s Karen Lewis quotes PAA’s Julie Woestehoff

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“She comes from a place of understanding what it really takes to educate children, especially in Chicago.” Full story here.

Christian Science Monitor story on CTU's Karen Lewis quotes PAA's Julie Woestehoff

Posted on by Julie Woestehoff

“She comes from a place of understanding what it really takes to educate children, especially in Chicago.” Full story here.

What's up with Chicago teachers and the "Performance Counts" bill?

Posted on by Julie Woestehoff

by Julie Woestehoff Yesterday at a Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates meeting, the membership voted to rescind their leaders’ endorsement of Senate Bill 7 and fight it instead. What’s going on here? First, let’s take a couple of steps back. In mid-December of last year, several business-backed “education reform” groups tried to push through a piece of teacher-bashing legislation called “Performance Counts” during the Christmas and New Year holidays. They must have expected that teachers would be caught flat-footed …