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Rahm Emanuel Shut Down by Teacher Activist

This was passed along to me, so I figured I would share here.  Rahm Emanuel, the former Obama chief of staff, and current   Mayor of Chicago, has done everything in his power to destroy public education in Chicago.  On … Continue reading

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Send Well Wishes to Karen Lewis

By now you may have heard about the unfortunate illness that Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is battling. Today the CTU released details on how you can send Karen your well wishes. Via the CTU Blog… Chicago Teachers Union … Continue reading

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Labor Notes Book Party

Thank you to all of the PJSTA members who attended tonight’s Labor Notes Book Party about the book How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers.  Joining a healthy representation of PJSTA members were teachers from districts such … Continue reading

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Yes, the Vergara Verdict Can Happen in NY Too

Shortly after a verdict in the Vergara v. California case was handed down, stripping the state’s teachers of their tenure protections, I received a flurry of text messages from colleagues asking me whether or not this could happen in New … Continue reading

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How to Jump Start Your Union- NYC Book Party

The Mrs. and I will be attending this along with Beth Dimino.  Any other PJSTA members interested? Via Labor Notes… Join us for a discussion of Labor Notes’ new book, How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers, with … Continue reading

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