Leon Alexander

Leon Alexander (left) and his family stage a small counter-protest against the Chicago teachers' strike on a street corner in the South Shore neighborhood on Sept. 10, 2012. Alexander said he shares teachers' concerns, but believes a strike exploits children to get teachers what they want from the school district. (Credit: CBS)

South Shore Family Continues Protest Against Teachers’ Strike

Another day of teachers striking meant another day of students out of school, and one South Shore family took their displeasure with the walkout to the streets of Chicago.

CBS 2–09/11/2012

Leon Alexander (left) and his family stage a small counter-protest against the Chicago teachers' strike on a street corner in the South Shore neighborhood on Sept. 10, 2012. Alexander said he shares teachers' concerns, but believes a strike exploits children to get teachers what they want from the school district. (Credit: CBS)

Not All Parents Supporting Teachers’ Decision To Strike

While teachers at Chicago Public Schools have drawn plenty of support from parents as they stage the city’s first school strike in 25 years, not all parents were supporting the teachers’ decision to walk out.

CBS 2–09/10/2012