Parents, teachers, students and cafeteria workers cheered the decision by Chicago Public Schools last summer to replace frozen, canned and pre-plated meals with fresh food.
On October 22, 1963, a coalition of civil rights groups organized Freedom Day, a mass boycott and demonstration against segregated schools and inadequate resources for black students.
On Aug. 22, 1867, Fisk University, one of the nation's most famous historically black colleges, was formally incorporated.
On Aug. 9, 1927, 10 school custodians met in Oakland, Calif., to form what was to become the 230,000-member California School Employees Association, representing school support staff throughout the state.
Delegates to the union's annual convention, the first week in July in Atlanta, approved the fee at the urging of President Dennis Van Roekel.
They came from every corner of Pennsylvania yesterday, and some from New Jersey and New York.
Save CCSF will hold further actions to broaden support for its three-point plan to save the college.
Tea Party Republicans should have witnessed what took place last night at the Cesar Chavez Academy, a large for-profit charter school in Southwest Detroit.
The vice president was introduced by Jill Biden who taught for 13 years in a public high school and continues teaching full time at Northern Virginia Community College, even as she serves as the "Second Lady."
CHICAGO - Fed up with discrimination, the Chicago Teachers Union filed a complaint Feb. 9 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charging the Board of Education's mass teacher layoffs last year unfairly impacted African American teachers.