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Pay no attention to the posturing in Chicago teacher contract talks

Sep 25, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Under the leadership of Mayor Richard M. Daley and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, CPS became one of the fastest-improving school districts in the country. As a former president of The Chicago Board of Education who led the negotiating team in the 2012 contract negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union, I understand better than most the public posturing that goes with labor contract negotiations. This week is a good illustration.

On Monday, the Chicago Sun-Times published an op-ed from the curren...