CHICAGO (CBS) — As 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.
About 150 teachers and support staff at Prospect Heights School District 23 walked off the job early Wednesday, the first teachers strike in the district’s history.READ MORE: Bureau Of Internal Affairs Report Hundreds of Complaints Filed Against CPD Officers In 2020
District 23 school board president Mari-Lynn Peters said contract talks were scheduled to resume at 6 p.m. Thursday, and Peters said she believes a deal can get done.
“The whole thing was really disappointing, because we were still making progress,” she said. “Neither side has really stalled.”