Carol Young, president of the Geneva Education Association
Teachers and the school board in Highland Park have reached a settlement, ending a one-day strike.
School teachers in Highland Park and Highwood went on strike Tuesday, canceling classes for 4,500 students in North Shore School District 112.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports from Highland Park, where teachers picketed Monday afternoon in a show of solidarity.
Teachers apart of the North Shore School District tell CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman, that if they can’t reach an agreement tonight during contract negotiations, they will begin striking tomorrow.
By a margin of 97 percent in favor, the Local Educators Association of District 300 — the teachers union in Carpentersville — ratified a resolution Sunday to authorize a strike.
Students in Evergreen Park were headed back to school on Monday, after missing eight days of classes due to a teachers’ strike.
A teachers’ strike at Prairie Grove School District 46, in that suburb and part of Crystal Lake, has ended after just one missed day of school.
The school board and teachers in Evergreen Park have reportedly reached a tentative agreement to end the strike.
With the teachers’ strike in Evergreen Park entering its seventh school day, a local church opened its doors on Thursday for a kids’ club.
After six school days missed due to the teachers’ strike in Evergreen Park, parents have started losing their patience with the school district.
Negotiations over the weekend failed to settle the ongoing teachers strike in Evergreen Park, as the walkout now enters a second week.
Teachers in North Shore District 112 have set a strike date of Oct. 16 as both sides have so far failed to reach an agreement.
Negotiators in Evergreen Park School District 124 met for 6.5 hours Thursday but failed to reach agreement on a contract that would end the teachers strike that entered its fourth day on Friday.
Mayor Emanuel says parents can blame striking teachers for the disruptive schedule changes officials have made to make up lost days.
Talks to end the teachers’ strike in Evergreen Park broke down early Thursday morning, meaning kids will be kept out of class for a third day.
Union representatives for Evergreen Park School District 124 teachers left contract negotiations late Monday and said members will strike Tuesday.
Elementary School teachers in Evergreen Park are edging closer to walking off the job.
A stage full of politicians, teachers, public officials and nonprofit leaders says the big battle lies ahead, even though the Chicago teachers’ strike has been settled.
Teachers in southwest suburban Evergreen Park have set next Tuesday as a strike date if there is no contract agreement by then.