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Toi Hutchinson took $100,000 from an organization that targeted Chicago ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 03:07 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Chicago teachers are fighting not just for fair pay and decent health care but for a host of things that will improve education for Chicago kids—smaller classes, ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 251 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 10:34 AM PDT with 85 Recommends
Each injustice, however small, must be confronted. That's how we change history. That's really what the "progress" in "progressive" should mean. Chicago Public Schools history teacher Jennifer ...
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jun 21, 2012 at 08:37 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The same legislation that was supposed to make it impossible for Chicago teachers to strike also laid the groundwork for the nearly 90 percent support for a strike. And now Stand for Children, the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 60 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 02:29 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
It was Horace Mann and his lesser known comrades in the 1830s that launched the United States into the mode of top-down education “reform” ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jul 25, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I have always been a strong advocate for Stand For Children. Now I fear the leadership, or lack thereof, by Co-Founder Jonah Edelman proves at odds with the mission of Stand For Children:
by TheSolipsisticMe
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 02:44 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Stand for Children CEO, Jonah Edelman, is so full of himself for "outfoxing" Illinois teachers' unions with the help of millions from Bill Gates and ...
by annie em
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jul 13, 2011 at 08:23 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Less than a week after holding forth at the Aspen Institute about how Stand for Children's ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 03:30 AM PDT with 10 Recommends