If you think negotiations with Chicago teachers were tough, wait until you see what happens when the city sits down with representatives for police and firefighters. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Thousands of Chicago kids head back to school on Monday, and there is a troubling message for parents.
The earliest teachers could strike is Aug. 18 after a 30-day cooling off period. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
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A day after Chicago Public Schools’ teachers overwhelmingly authorized a strike, CBS 2 wanted to know how much the average teacher earns. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov found out, it depends on who you ask.
Tomorrow will be a big day in Chicago. The teachers in our public schools will vote tomorrow on whether to authorize a strike.
The Chicago Teachers Union says it will conduct a strike authorization vote next week.
Severe cuts coming to schools in Gary, Ind. The Gary Community Schools district is getting ready to lay off 169 teachers.
A new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel getting high marks from voters during his first year in office, but little public support for an early vote on a possible Chicago teachers’ strike.
About 5,000 Chicago Public Schools teachers rallied downtown Wednesday afternoon, before shutting down a stretch of Michigan Avenue to take their contract demands directly to CPS headquarters in the Loop.
Upset with contract talks, the Chicago Teachers Union says it’s planning a big rally to show unity.
A demonstration in Naperville focused on Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposal to increase the retirement age and cut pensions for teachers.
As high school juniors across Illinois get ready to take the ACT later this month, two suburban teachers have come up with a new way to prepare.
The Chicago school system’s new teacher evaluation program is running into some questions.
It’s the time of year dreaded by suburban school districts – when RIFs, or reductions In force, are announced.
A conservative think tank has proposed an alternative state budget that would cut wages for state employees by 10 percent; require retired workers to pay for their own health care premiums; and force local school districts to fund teacher pensions, instead of the state.
The Illinois State Supreme Court has sided with the Chicago Public Schools, saying the district does not have to rehire tenured teachers it had laid off.
Chicago teachers reportedly are proposing a huge raise as they begin negotiations with the Chicago Public Schools system.
The Chicago Public Schools are apparently throwing employees a bone, after announcing plans to drop the accrued sick day policy that is costing the district $37 million per year.