The November 2020 Issue of Substance

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As holiday season approaches, mental health crises in the schools can't be met because of the cuts in mental health workers... while CTU has ignored the issues!

[Reprint from Nov. 21, 2017, yet needed more than ever today especially with the added stress and disease if a World Wide Pandemic and Racist Authoritarian President who seems top be refusing to leave office. . . .


[FBI Data] Hate crimes in US reach highest level in more than a decade



Hate crimes in US reach highest level in more than a decade

By Michael Balsamo AP News

FILE - In the is Oct. 10, 2019, El Paso Walmart shooting . . .


Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium



Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium

THROUGH THE 19TH AND EARLY 20th
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/chicago-municipal-tuberculosis-sanitarium

centuries, tuberculosis — nicknamed the “white plague” — was taking so many lives, the attempt to find a cure . . .


Betsy DeVos’ Legacy: Transforming How The Education Department Treats Civil Rights

Betsy DeVos’ Legacy: Transforming How The Education Department Treats Civil Rights



By Rebecca Klein 11/16/2020 09:55 am ET

The Education Department has been slow to investigate complaints of discrimination related to . . .


Diwali 2020

Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance ... the festival usually lasts five days and celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika (between mid-October and mid-November) . . .


[PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE] Stay-at-Home Advisory 11/16/2020

Stay at Home Advisory.

Beginning on Monday, November 16, 2020, the Mayor of the City of Chicago, Lori E. Lightfoot, as well as the Commissioner of Health for the City of Chicago, Dr. Allison . . .


Chicago COVID-19 Wave 2 Restrictions (October 30, 2020)

IMPORTANT CHICAGO REOPENING NOTICE

The State of Illinois has imposed new mitigation measures that will go into effect on Friday, October 30 at 12:01AM.

No indoor dining or service at bars or . . .


Top Five Things to Know About the Rest of the 2020-21 School Year



Top Five Things to Know About the Rest of the 2020-21 School Year
DISTRICT | November 17, 2020
https://blog.cps.edu/2020/11/17/top-five-things-to-know-2020-21-school-year/

1.) Remote learning will continue through the end of 2020, with a goal . . .


John F. Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas on Friday, November 22, 1963

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963) served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 22, 1963. President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas . . .


[CPS NOTICE to EMPLOYEES - COVID Travel Restrictions]

On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 10:44 AM Communications, Internal wrote:

Dear Colleagues,

The COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving public health crisis, and we are committed to keeping you informed of public health . . .


Vice President tells teachers Obama administration still loves us, says... Attacks on Public Workers Biggest Scam In American History

[originally published July 4th 2011]

Vice President Joe Biden in July 3, 2011 a speech to the more than 9000 delegates to the 2011 National Education Association Represenative Assembly in Chicago that teachers and . . .


Veterans Day November 11, 2020

History of Veterans Day
World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” - officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles . . .


BIDEN BEATS TRUMP

Harris Is First Woman Elected Vice President . . .


Working for Racial Justice as a White Teacher

Working for Racial Justice as a White Teacher
Robert Roth on an anti-racist approach to high-school history


KRISTINA RIZGA 6:00 AM ET October 28, 2020

Editor’s Note: In 1988, a teacher most . . .


[GOP Racist Voter Interference] Ballot Security Task Force (1981)

The National Ballot Security Task Force (BSTF) was a controversial group founded in 1981 in New Jersey by the Republican National Committee (RNC) as a means of intimidating voters and discouraging voter turnout among likely . . .


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