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School Suggestions

To the editors: Elizabeth Blanchard’s piece [“Three Teachers Talking,” January 22] highlighted problems in the morale of teachers and the situation of their work. The situation is beyond our control; teachers might do a better job on another set of kids, but we need this set of kids educated. Morale, however, could be improved by […]

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Watching Alderman Osterman

To the editors: The Obejas piece on aldermanic gyrations [Our Town, December 11] gave us a snapshot of City Council craziness, but it was too short to cover all the inmates. My own alderman, Kathy Osterman, had an especially busy week. When Jesse Jackson (prominent Chicagoan, but not an alderman) convened a caucus of the […]