Teachers Fired

Students protest teacher firings outside Lincoln Park High School on Friday. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Newsradio)

Lincoln Park H.S. Students Walk Out To Protest Teacher Firings

A few hundred students staged a walkout Friday morning at Lincoln Park High School — one of the state’s top schools — to protest the firings of several teachers, as the school prepares to expand a rigorous program.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2013

The teachers' strike is on its second day and will likely to go into a third, according to Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. Salary is far from the only issue on teachers' minds. Other issues include quality of the classroom, job security, and teacher evaluations. Find out more here. (Credit: Mason Johnson)

Conservative Think Tank: Emanuel Should Fire All The Teachers

The president of a conservative think tank says Mayor Rahm Emanuel should “go all Ronald Reagan” and fire all the teachers in the Chicago Public Schools system if they do not end their strike.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012