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Video - Michael Goodwin After reading my reports from New York teachers who say they are forced to raise grades and pass failing students, a friend has questions. He writes: "If nine years of mayoral contr...

Waiting for a School Miracle - TEN years ago, Congress adopted the No Child Left Behind legislation, mandating that all students must be proficient in reading or mathematics by 2014 or their school would be punished. ...

City teachers tell of "mandated" cheating - The e-mail box runneth over with bad tidings. Teachers are reporting that cheating is rampant in New York City schools -- and they claim principals are the culprits. The reports are responding to m...

Daley Lands Job With Parking Meter Lawyers - Richard Daley, Ex-Mayor, (Another) New Job Former Mayor Richard Daley has landed a job with the firm that negotiated Chicago's parking meter deal. Daley will be "of counsel" to Katten Muchin Rosenm...


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Obama Administration Transforming DoJ Civil Rights Division - There are plenty of areas where the Obama Administration has dashed hopes and failed to live up to expectations. However, while I’m not an expert on the reorganization of the Civil Rights Division ...

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In Chicago it's called a "win-win" - Big losers are social services and schoolsThat's right. This week, former mayor Daley landed his pay-back job with the very firm that negotiated his notorious sell-off of the city's parking meters....

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