Chicago Teachers Union Begins New Strike Authorization VoteAfter going more than a year without a contract, Chicago Public Schools teachers were set to vote again Wednesday on whether or not to go on strike.
CTU To Vote On Strike This Month By Signing PetitionsStrike preparation workshops for teachers are taking place next week.
Potential Teachers' Strike Looms Over Start Of Classes For CPSChicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis juggled optimism and pessimism on the first day of classes for Chicago Public Schools, as she talked about the chances for a teachers’ strike later this year.
On Strike Anniversary, Mayor Offers Olive Branch To Teachers Union Boss“When Karen was ill, I sent her a note to say ‘I wish you well. I wish you a happy, healthy new year as well,’ and that I look forward to – when she feels better – to actually have a good conversation,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.
Chicago Teachers Vote To Ratify Deal With CPSThe Chicago Teachers Union announced late Wednesday that teachers have voted to ratify a new contract with the Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago Teachers Set To Vote On ContractAs teachers in southwest suburban Evergreen Park begin a strike, teachers in the Chicago Public Schools are ready to vote on the new contract that ended their strike last month.
CPS Students To Lose Days Off To Make Up For Teachers' StrikeChicago Public Schools students who missed seven days of classes because of the teachers strike will be making up those days.
Chicago Public Schools' Bond Rating Downgraded AgainOne of the nation’s bond rating agencies is out with another warning about the Chicago Public Schools system’s financial future.
Emanuel's TV Ads On Teachers' Contract Make Bill Daley Change The ChannelMayor Rahm Emanuel has received mixed reviews from two high-profile Chicago politicians for recent TV ads featuring the mayor commenting on the new contract for Chicago Public Schools teachers.
Bill Daley: With Teachers' Strike Over, Better Focus On Education Is NeededA stage full of politicians, teachers, public officials and nonprofit leaders says the big battle lies ahead, even though the Chicago teachers’ strike has been settled.
Mayor Set To Shift Focus To Police, Fire, Transit Union ContractsWith the two-week trauma of the Chicago teachers’ strike now behind him, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has turned his attention to other labor challenges ahead. Police officers, firefighters, and transit workers are all either in contract talks, or getting ready to start negotiations.
Teachers' Strike Over, But Both Sides Still Working To Spin The DisputeAbout 357,000 Chicago kids were back in their classrooms Wednesday. So were their teachers. But the shock waves from the nine-day teachers’ strike were still being felt, and not only in Chicago.

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