Union Resists Longer School Day

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Chicago Tribune

Sep 7, 12:00 AM

Teachers union accuses CPS of emotional blackmail over longer school day

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard raised the stakes Tuesday in their effort to add 90 minutes to Chicago's school day by offering financial incentives to all elementary schools that adopt the plan even as negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union have stalled.

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