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Teachers In Geneva To Go On Strike Monday

Carol Young, president of the Geneva Education Association


Teachers picketed Monday afternoon in a show of solidarity in Highland Park. (CBS)

Highland Park Teachers Reach Deal, School In Session Today

Teachers and the school board in Highland Park have reached a settlement, ending a one-day strike.


Teachers picketed Monday afternoon in a show of solidarity in Highland Park. (CBS)

Highland Park, Highwood Teachers On Strike

School teachers in Highland Park and Highwood went on strike Tuesday, canceling classes for 4,500 students in North Shore School District 112.


Teachers picketed Monday afternoon in a show of solidarity in Highland Park. (CBS)

Down To Wire In Highland Park; Will Teachers Strike?

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports from Highland Park, where teachers picketed Monday afternoon in a show of solidarity.


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North Shore School District Teachers May Strike Tomorrow

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.

CBS 2–10/15/2012

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Carpentersville Teachers Vote To Authorize Strike

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.


Central Junior High School in Evergreen Park. (Credit: CBS)

Evergreen Park Students To Return To Class After Strike Ends

Students in Evergreen Park were headed back to school on Monday, after missing eight days of classes due to a teachers’ strike.


Teachers at Prairie Grove School District 46 celebrate after reaching a tentative contract agreement with the district on Oct. 12, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

North Suburban Teachers’ Strike Ends After One Day

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.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2012

Teacher Deneen Pajeau and Board President Kathy Rohan announce the end of the teachers' strike in Evergreen Park. (CBS)

Tentative Agreement In Evergreen Park Teachers’ Strike

The school board and teachers in Evergreen Park have reportedly reached a tentative agreement to end the strike.


Evergreen Park teachers on the picket line on the 7th school day of their strike on Oct. 11, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Evergreen Park Church Opens Kids’ Program Amid Teachers’ 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.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2012

Evergreen Park teachers picket during a rally before their latest round of contract talks with School District 124 on Oct. 10, 2012, the sixth school day that was cancelled due to the teachers' strike. (Credit: CBS)

Evergreen Park Parents Growing Weary Of Ongoing Teachers’ Strike

After six school days missed due to the teachers’ strike in Evergreen Park, parents have started losing their patience with the school district.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

Evergreen Park teachers picket on Thursday. (CBS)

Evergreen Park Teachers’ Strike Enters Second Week

Negotiations over the weekend failed to settle the ongoing teachers strike in Evergreen Park, as the walkout now enters a second week.


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North Shore District 112 Teachers Set Strike Date

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.


Evergreen Park teachers picket on Thursday. (CBS)

No Teachers Deal In Evergreen Park

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.


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Emanuel Blames Teachers For Spring Break Switch

Mayor Emanuel says parents can blame striking teachers for the disruptive schedule changes officials have made to make up lost days.


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Talks Break Down Amid Ongoing Teachers’ Strike In Evergreen Park

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.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2012

Evergreen Park Teachers

Union: Evergreen Park Teachers Will Strike On Tuesday

Union representatives for Evergreen Park School District 124 teachers left contract negotiations late Monday and said members will strike Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

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Evergreen Park Teachers Edging Closer To Strike

Elementary School teachers in Evergreen Park are edging closer to walking off the job.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

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Bill Daley: With Teachers’ Strike Over, Better Focus On Education Is Needed

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.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2012

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Evergreen Park Teachers Could Go On Strike In A Week

Teachers in southwest suburban Evergreen Park have set next Tuesday as a strike date if there is no contract agreement by then.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012