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Union VP threatens school board, vows ‘no peace’ in Chicago

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By Kyle Olson
EAGnews.org

CHICAGO – During a Veterans Day protest – which focused on school closings, not the service of veterans – Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey said the union would go after the school board and there would be “no peace” in the city if the board follows through on a plan to close 100 underperforming unionized schools.
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Study: merit pay experiment shows great promise

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By Victor Skinner
EAGnews.org

CHICAGO – Teachers who were given considerable bonuses upfront to improve student learning, and faced the possibility of returning the money if they didn’t succeed, produced significantly better results with students than those offered other incentive programs, a new study shows.
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