Special Education Teacher Says She's Striking For More Nurses, Because 'I Administer Tests, Not Insulin'For some teachers, this isn’t their first trip to the picket line – but some said this strike is different, because there are specific conditions they are fighting for now.
Children With Special Needs Will Have Limited Options During Teachers' StrikeSchool buildings will still be open for students even with classes canceled on Thursday for an imminent teachers’ strike, but not every child can go.
Chicago Teachers Union To March Through City Three Days Ahead Of Strike; Negotiations Resume This MorningThe Chicago Teachers Union is just three days away from going on strike if a new contract isn't reached with the city. The teachers plan to hold an indoor rally and then march through the city Monday afternoon but say they're not expecting any negotiations before then. 
Chicago Teachers' Strike Could Keep Some High School Athletes From State PlayoffsHigh school athletes could be on the sidelines if Chicago Public Schools teachers go on strike.
Mayor Lightfoot Fears Chicago Teachers Union 'Determined To Strike At All Costs'; Union Calls Latest CPS Offer 'Frankly ... Insulting'The union, however, has called the city's latest offer "a joke." “We’re talking about an offer that frankly was insulting to us," CTU President Jesse Sharkey said.
Public Teachers Looking To Strike October 17, Charter School Teachers The Week After"Oversized kindergarten classrooms, 37 in a classroom, is detrimental to the safety, health and cognitive development of our students."
Chicago Teachers Union Says Class Sizes Are Too Big; CPS Says Problem Is Already Being AddressedThe Chicago Teachers Union took issue with class sizes Wednesday, while Chicago Public Schools officials said they are working to combat the problem – as the days count down to a possible teachers’ strike.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Demands Written Contract Terms From Chicago Teachers Union; 'We Can’t Bargain Against Ourselves'"CTU leadership is not exhibiting the sense of urgency needed to move these negotiations forward in a substantive way to avoid a strike," Mayor Lightfoot said.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Has No Plans For CPS To Make Up Any Missed Days If Teachers Go On Strike"There’s zero plan to make up any days that might be lost as a result of a work stoppage," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said of a possible teachers' strike on Oct. 17.
Chicago Teachers Choose Strike Date Of Oct. 17; Mayor Lightfoot Denies Request For CommentChicago teachers on Wednesday voted to pick a date of Oct. 17 to start a strike, should they not reach an agreement with the Chicago Public Schools.
Officials: City Schools Will Be Open, But No Instruction Will Occur, In Event Of Teachers' StrikeMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Janice K. Jackson said Wednesday that city schools will be kept buildings open in the event of a teachers’ strike.