Chicago School Board Approves $5.4B CPS BudgetThe Chicago Board of Education voted unanimously today to approve a controversial $5.4 billion budget for the Chicago Public Schools, including a property tax hike to fund teacher pensions.
CTU President Karen Lewis Denies Plans To Strike This FallChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis denied any eminent strike.
Chess Coach Caught In Union Fight Praised At City HallFriend or foe? It depends on who you ask when talking about the coach of a champion chess team in Chicago.
Teachers To Emanuel, Rauner: 'Not One More Cent In Cuts'As Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on Governor Bruce Rauner and state lawmakers to provide more money for the Chicago Public Schools, teachers at a meeting on the South Side said the mayor has done little to help matters.
CTU Blames CPS Crisis On Failed Leadership From Emanuel, RaunerWith Illinois lawmakers unable to reach a deal on a state budget, and the head of the Chicago Public Schools warning schools might not open in fall without state funding, the Chicago Teachers Union said the problem could be solved “if people start acting like grownups.”
Emanuel Shoots Down Teachers Union's Tax Plan To Fund SchoolsMayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool on Thursday rejected a laundry list of new and increased taxes the Chicago Teachers Union had suggested to boost funding for the cash-strapped school district.
Chicago Teachers Union Holds Off On Setting Strike DateThe Chicago Teachers Union did not vote to set a strike date at a meeting of union’s house of delegates Wednesday.
Chicago Teachers Union Reportedly Backing Off May Strike PlansDespite rejecting a four-year contract recommended by an independent fact-finder, the Chicago Teachers Union might not be going on strike before the end of the school year.
CTU President Karen Lewis Labels Governor Rauner An 'ISIS Recruit'In perhaps her sharpest rhetoric yet, the head of the Chicago Teachers Union has likened Governor Bruce Rauner to a terrorist, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
What Are The Main Sticking Points Between CPS, Teachers? The teacher strike threat looming in Chicago is a massive difference of opinion. So what's the truth and what's the real sticking point?
CPS' Recommended Contract 'Dead On Arrival,' Union SaysA Chicago teacher's contract proposal recommended by an independent fact-finder was immediately rejected by the union because "it was dead on arrival," the union's boss said Monday.
Chicago Teachers Union Rejects Fact Finder's Report, Can Go On Strike In 30 DaysThe Chicago Teachers Union says it has rejected a report by a neutral fact finder on Saturday, beginning a 30-day countdown to a possible strike.