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The PBS KIDS Writers Contest Ceremony Winners and Highlights

WHUT hosted the PBS KIDS Writers Contest Ceremony at our studios on Saturday, May 31st.  More than 80 children, parents, teachers, parents, principal and community members attended the event. Congratulations to all the student...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Next Avenue: Boomers’ Love/Loathe Relationship With Millennials

The ‘You Raised Us — Now Work With Us’ author explains the paradox   Here’s a conundrum for boomers: Why are you so testy about the Millennials you work with because they exhibit the same behaviors you inst...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Ending Negotiations, 25,000 Chicago Teachers Head to the Picket Lines

Despite spending more than 400 hours in negotiation, Chicago Public School teachers walked off the job over pay and health benefits and policies that would tie teacher performance to students’ scores on standardized testi...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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The Best Way to Pay for College

PBS NewsHour business and economics correspondent Paul Solman is now answering questions from Next Avenue visitors about personal finances, business and the economy. His advice will appear on Next Avenue as well as Solman...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Chicago Teachers Union Votes to End Strike

Chicago Teachers Union leaders voted Tuesday to end a strike that has closed classrooms for more than a week in the nation’s third-largest school district. Union President Karen Lewis led the walkout on Sept. 10, a result...
by Michael Cadenhead