Teachers Strike

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.

10/08/2012

A school hallway (CBS)

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.

10/05/2012

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.

10/05/2012

CPS Classroom

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.

10/04/2012

Evergreen Park Teachers' Strike

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

Evergreen Park Teachers

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

Bill Daley At The Inauguration

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

Evergreen Park School District 124

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

CPS Football Practice

CPS Football Players Take To Field For First Time Since Strike

High school football made a comeback in a big way Saturday, as hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students took to the field for the first time since the nine-day teachers’ strike put games on hold.

CBS 2–09/22/2012

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

Highland Park Teachers, School District To Submit New Contract Offers

Although the teachers’ strikes in Chicago and Lake Forest have been resolved, negotiations are at a critical point in several other Chicago-area districts, including North Shore School District 112 in Highland Park.

09/20/2012

A television ad funded by Education Reform Now features Mayor Rahm Emanuel discussing why the tentative contract with the Chicago Teachers Union is a good deal for students and parents. (Credit: Education Reform Now)

Teachers’ Strike Over, But Both Sides Still Working To Spin The Dispute

About 357,000 Chicago kids were back in their classrooms Wednesday. So were their teachers. But the shock waves from the nine-day teachers’ strike were still being felt, and not only in Chicago.

CBS 2–09/19/2012

Lake Forest Teachers' Strike

Teachers’ Strike Ends In Lake Forest

Teachers in Lake Forest say they have settled their contract dispute, and their strike is coming to an end.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Allen and Toni Packer, and their daughter Cyani Mayzure. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Parents Elated To See Teachers’ Strike Over

If you heard cheering around the city at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, it was probably the sound of hundreds of thousands of parents and their kids hailing the end of the teachers’ strike.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Lake Forest Teachers' Strike

Students In Class, But Lake Forest Teachers’ Strike Continues

Classes are back in session at Lake Forest High School, but the teachers’ strike continues this Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Teachers' Strike

Union Delegates Meet To Decide Whether To End Teachers’ Strike

Parents and students in the Chicago Public Schools system are in the midst of another anxious day of waiting Tuesday, as the strike continues into its seventh school day — and its ninth overall.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Lloyd Bond Charter School

Some Parents Sending Kids To Charter Schools Due To Teachers’ Strike

Public school parents frustrated by the length of the Chicago teachers’ strike are looking for other educational options, and the city’s charter schools have reported a record number of calls.

CBS 2–09/17/2012

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

Alternate Sites For Kids Still Open As Teachers’ Strike Continues

As the Chicago teachers’ strike entered its sixth school day, the hundreds of school buildings, libraries, non-profits and other sites providing alternate activities for students were open again to provide children a safe haven while school is out.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2012

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)

What’s In The Tentative Agreement For Chicago Teachers

The Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union both have provided their own separate summaries of the tentative contract agreement being weighed by union delegates.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2012

Chicago Board of Education President David Vitale (Credit: CBS)

Vitale: ‘Unconscionable’ To Continue Teachers’ Strike After Tentative Deal

Chicago Board of Education President David Vitale said Monday morning it’s “unconscionable” that Chicago Public Schools students are being kept out of class for a 6th day, due to the teachers’ strike, despite a tentative agreement between negotiators for CPS and the Chicago Teachers Union.

09/17/2012

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