Boston Teachers Slam Emanuel In Full-Page Sun-Times AdThe Boston Teachers Union has taken out a full-page ad in the Friday Chicago Sun-Times, chiding Mayor Rahm Emanuel for what it calls mischaracterizations, when the mayor used their settlement to make a case against Chicago teachers.
Union: No School Friday, But Contract Talks Ongoing 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.
Teachers Strike Reaches Day 4, But Both Sides OptimisticFor 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.
Parent Bloggers Weigh In On Strike, Criticize Teachers On Picket LinesTwo parent bloggers weighed in on the Chicago teachers’ strike Tuesday, taking issue with what they called the “name-calling” and hostile tone of the striking teachers.
Education Experts Protest Planned Teacher Evaluation SystemThe Chicago school system’s new teacher evaluation program is running into some questions.