Chicago Board of Education President David Vitale said Monday morning it’s “unconscionable” that Chicago Public Schools students are being kept out of class for a 6th day, due to the teachers’ strike, despite a tentative agreement between negotiators for CPS and the Chicago Teachers Union.
A Cook County judge will not immediately consider the Chicago Public Schools’ request for an injunction halting the teachers’ strike, spurning the city’s effort to get schools open again by Tuesday.
Chicago Teachers Union delegates are expected to meet Sunday afternoon and could decide whether to end a strike that kept students out of classes last week.
Negotiators working to end the five-day Chicago teachers’ strike say they have a “framework” for a contract and expect school to resume on Monday.
Classes were canceled for a fifth straight day at Chicago public schools as the Board of Education and the Chicago Teachers Union reportedly moved closer to a contract deal that would end a walkout by instructors.
For the first time since the Chicago teachers’ strike started on Monday, both Chicago Public Schools officials and the Chicago Teachers Union were on the same page about the progress of contract talks, saying Wednesday’s meeting was a productive one.
I’m all for getting into the swing of things – the crisis in public education, the slipping and sliding of our public schools, the boss man of City Hall, the boss woman of the Chicago Teachers Union, the parades, and those picket signs.
Thirty one principals in the Chicago public schools are sending a message to teachers union president Karen Lewis today.
Chicago School Board President David Vitale says the board has issued more than 20 proposals in an effort to end the teachers’ strike, and he wants to see children back in school by Wednesday.
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.
Negotiations between teachers and the Chicago Public Schools were to resume at noon Saturday, in hopes of averting a Chicago teachers’ strike that could begin next week.
The Chicago schools CEO said talks have been tense, but both sides are making progress.
A new year began Tuesday for Chicago Public Schools students, but it could be interrupted after just four days if a possible teachers’ strike goes ahead.
With a strike deadline now a week away, thousands of Chicago Public Schools teachers and their supporters gathered in Daley Plaza on Monday to take their case for a new contract to the public.
A strike by Chicago Public Schools teachers could be just days away, after the Chicago Teachers Union filed a 10-day strike notice amid a continuing contract stalemate.
The Chicago Teachers Union apparently is ready to strike.
Chicago Public Schools parents can count on one thing – there will be school on the day after Labor Day, the first day of classes for hundreds of thousands of students.
What happens if your kids show up at school, and the teachers don’t? As the Chicago Teachers Union moved a step closer to a strike, the Chicago Board of Education was discussing what do do if teachers actually walk off the job.
Thousands of Chicago kids head back to school on Monday, and there is a troubling message for parents.