Chicago Teachers Union President Backs Off Strike RhetoricChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said contract negotiations with the Chicago Public Schools have been going well, and she thinks a strike can be avoided.
Lewis: If Chicago Teachers Laid Off, "We Intend To Take To The Streets"A day after the Chicago Public Schools and its teachers began the final stage of contract talks, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis declined to predict whether teachers would strike, but said negotiations are not going well.
McHenry Teachers Strike Enters Day 7Negotiations for a new contract for more than 150 teachers and staff at McHenry Community High School District 156 ended around 1:30 a.m. Friday. Some progress was made, but teachers and the district still have not reached a deal.
Homecoming Football Game A Casualty Of McHenry Teachers Strike
McHenry High School Teachers' Strike Enters Day 4Classes were canceled again Tuesday for students at two high schools in northwest suburban McHenry, as striking teachers continue to walk the picket line.
McHenry High School Teachers' Strike Continues Through TuesdayClasses have been canceled through Tuesday for two high schools in northwest suburban McHenry, after teachers and the school district failed to reach a deal during a 12-hour negotiation session on Sunday.
Negotiations To Resume Sunday Between McHenry High School Teachers, BoardUntil then, the strike continues, WBBM Newsradio's Bob Roberts reports.
Teachers In McHenry District 156 On Strike; Classes Canceled ThursdayClasses have been canceled for roughly 2,500 students in the northwest suburbs, after teachers in McHenry Community High School District 156 went on strike overnight.
Contract Negotiations Resume Amid Prospect Heights Teachers StrikeThe two sides will be back at the table only hours after rejecting a four-year proposal that the board characterized as its “best and final” offer.
Prospect Heights School Board Makes Final Offer To Striking TeachersProspect Heights School District 23’s board said it made its best and final contract offer to teachers at 12:40 a.m. Wednesday, and has asked the 150 striking teachers and support staff to vote on the offer Wednesday, so students can return to class Thursday.
Negotiations To Resume Amid Prospect Heights Teachers StrikeAs approximately 1,500 students in four northwestern suburbs missed a second day of school due to a teachers’ strike, the head of the Prospect Heights school board was offering a glimmer of hope for a quick resolution.
Prospect Heights District 23 Teachers Go On StrikeClasses at Prospect Heights School District 23 have been canceled for at least the next two days, after the union and the school board could not agree on a new contract.