Posted Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The teachers union in Chicago went on strike last week after months of negotiations failed to produce a deal on pay structure, seniority, dealing with low performing schools and implementing teacher evaluations. Meanwhile, the plan to transform Cleveland's schools -- tackling the same issues -- sails along with union and management side-by-side. What's their secret? What about other Ohio districts? Host Mike McIntyre leads the discussion Wednesday morning at 9 on the Sound of Ideas.
Eric Gordon, CEO, Cleveland Schools
Tim Knowles, Director of Urban Education Institute, University of Chicago
Linda Lutton, Reporter, WBEZ Chicago Public Radio
Tracy Radich, Director of Labor Management, Cleveland Teachers Union
Chicago teachers end strike, classes resume Wednesday, Chicago Tribune
Chicago teachers anxious as union meets on contract offer, Chicago Tribune
Strike continues as teachers weigh contract proposal, WBEZ
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