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Picket Line

Union teachers walk the picket line on Sept. 10, 2012, outside Urban Prep-Englewood, a charter school that shares a building with a traditional public school. Charter schools stayed open during the strike, as their teachers are non-union. (Credit: CBS)

Classes In Session At Charter Schools Despite Teachers’ Strike

Classes might be in session on Monday at Chicago’s charter schools, but they aren’t totally unaffected by the strike being staged by the Chicago Teachers Union.

CBS 2–09/10/2012

Chicago Public Schools students attending a "Children First" program -- alternative activities for kids during the teachers' strike -- cross a picket line outside Walter Payton College Prep High School on Sept. 10, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Mixed Emotions, Some Confusion For Parents As Strike Begins

Parents of public school students were feeling mixed emotions as they sent kids to half-day programs at scores of Chicago Public Schools sites on Monday during the teachers’ strike, while others were confused when they learned teachers had walked off the job.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2012

Empty Classroom

Zion-Benton School Strike To Continue Monday

Students in the Zion-Benton Township High School District will be out of school for another day Monday.

01/08/2012

Hyatt Protest

Workers: Heat Lamps Shined On Hyatt Hotel Picket Line

Union workers say someone turned on the heat lamps in blazing hot broad daylight Thursday, as they walked a picket line in front of the Park Hyatt Hotel.

WBBM Newsradio–07/21/2011