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ISBE extends accommodations for Dixon teachers’ strike

The teachers’ strike in Dixon, Ill., now in its 9th day, has forced school officials, all the way up to the Assessment Division at the Illinois State Board of Education, to make special accommodations to give students every chance to complete state testing.

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Chicago teachers are still on strike

Chicago teachers are still on strike, the mayor plans to seek an injunction to get kids back in school, and the debate may not be soluble in the course of a labor negotiation. What else is new?