The board tendered a revised contract offer to the teachers at 7:15 p.m.
Two local school districts are facing possible teachers’ strikes, and one could come as soon as Wednesday.
Teachers in Community Unit School District 300 will strike Tuesday, according to the Local Education Association of District 300.
Congress isn’t the only government body facing a “financial cliff.” Illinois lawmakers also are being warned about the state’s dire financial situation, which could get even worse if the federal government has to slash funding to the states.
The CTA was supposed to unveil its 2013 budget Thursday – but canceled the presentation minutes before a scheduled news conference because of overnight progress in talks with its two major unions.
Teachers in Huntley Consolidated School District 158 declared an impasse Tuesday in their negotiations with the district.
Teachers in Community Consolidated School District 46 in far north suburban Grayslake are being asked to take a pay freeze.
The Geneva Education Association apparently has declared an impasse in negotiations with the school board, and administration officials were surprised to hear it.
After six school days missed due to the teachers’ strike in Evergreen Park, parents have started losing their patience with the school district.
Talks to end the teachers’ strike in Evergreen Park broke down early Thursday morning, meaning kids will be kept out of class for a third day.
With 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.
If there ever were one, this is an “ouch” time in Chicago, being on pins and needles about the teachers and the mayor.
Teachers in a third local school district could go on strike next month, joining their counterparts in Chicago and Lake Forest in staging a walkout amid stalled contract talks.
For the first time since the teachers’ strike began, Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard spoke out this afternoon, first denying a widespread rumor that he had resigned.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was standing firm Wednesday on the two biggest roadblocks in the Chicago teachers’ strike–teacher evaluations and principals’ discretion over teacher hiring–but said he’s not willing to use a possible legal hammer to force an end to the strike, at least not yet.
Thousands of public school teachers and their supporters have flooded downtown streets Monday afternoon, for a rally in front of Chicago Public Schools headquarters on the first day of the city’s first teachers’ strike in 25 years.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday he wants Chicago Public Schools officials and the Chicago Teachers Union to continue negotiating until they finish a deal to open schools again.
Chicago Public Schools teachers went on strike for the fist time in a quarter century on Monday, after the latest contract talks broke down Sunday with no deal to avert a walkout.
Chicago Public Schools officials and teachers continued contract negotiations Sunday morning, in talks union officials described as “intense,” with a midnight deadline looming for a teachers’ strike.
The countdown continues for a potential teacher strike, but both sides are using words like “hopeful” and “optimistic” to describe the state of the negotiations as it stands now.
- Some People You Should Know: The MelodeersIt all began when barbershop patrons started singing while waiting to get their hair cut. A century or so later, the Melodeers chorus is taking the music to a dazzling new height with 140 ladies singing in unaccompanied four-part harmony. CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.155
- Mother Of Student Pushed Down School Stairs ‘Enraged’ At Security GuardNew video surfaced Friday that appears to show sophomore Lauren Goodlow being pushed by a male security guard. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.329
- House Passes Concealed Carry Plan Opposed By Senate LeaderGun owners in the only state still banning concealed weapons would win that right under a plan approved by the Illinois House on Friday, but the governor and other powerful Democrats oppose the plan because it would wipe out local gun ordinances -- including Chicago's ban on assault weapons.220
- Two Shot Near Roosevelt CTA StationAround 11:10 a.m., a 57-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were shot in the 1100 block of South State Street.256
- Store Owner Kidnapped In Pilsen, SUV StolenPolice said the 78-year-old man was closing the store in the 1100 block of West 18th Street when a group of men threw a pillowcase over his head, hit him in the face, and forced him into his own SUV.248
- Man Found Shot To Death In Zion Supermarket Parking LotThe man found shot to death in a parking in north suburban Zion on Thursday afternoon has been identified as a Waukegan resident.152
- Benjamin Moore Which Team Colors Matter Most? May 24, 2013Which Team Colors matter most to you? Either way, you could be a winner! Just sign up now for a chance to win $500 Depot Dollars to the Chicago Sports Depot to pick up some gear with your favorite team colors as they battle it out this week!
- AVEENO® MEN’S “Building a Healthier Foundation” Sweepstakes May 21, 2013AVEENO® Men’s™ knows your family is your foundation. And to take good care of them, you need to take good care of yourself. Win a family day at the ballpark from AVEENO® Men’s™.
- Join Hankook Tire To Reel In The Next Big Catch May 20, 2013Join Hankook tire to reel in the next great catch! Click here to go to www.TirePrize.com and enter for your chance to win the ultimate fishing excursion in Puerto Rico!
- Meet Jim Rome On Set In Los Angeles May 20, 2013AutoZone and the Jim Rome Show are giving one winner and a guest a trip to meet Jim Rome in Los Angeles on the set of his Showtime television show! Enter for your chance to win!