Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board

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Grayslake Teachers Asked To Take Pay Freeze

Teachers in Community Consolidated School District 46 in far north suburban Grayslake are being asked to take a pay freeze.

10/23/2012

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Highland Park Teachers Declare Impasse, Might Strike Next Month

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.

09/17/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about the Chicago teachers' strike at City Hall, following a City Council meeting on Sept. 12, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Not Prepared To File Legal Challenge To Teachers’ Strike

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.

CBS 2–09/12/2012

Josiah Pickard Elementary School (Credit: CBS)

Dozens Of Complaints Filed Against Pilsen Principal

Allegations were coming to light on Tuesday against the principal of a Chicago public school in the Pilsen neighborhood. Teachers have filed dozens of complaints against the man in his five years as principal.

CBS 2–02/07/2012

Chicago Public Schools

CPS, Union Reach Temporary Deal On Longer School Day

The Emanuel administration and the Chicago Teachers Union are calling a ceasefire in their continuing skirmishes over a longer school day for the Chicago Public Schools.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

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CPS: Union Not Responding To Invitation To Discuss Longer School Day

Chicago Public Schools officials say they have not received any response from the union for an invitation to a meeting on plans for a longer school day.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011