CPS Boss: Special Needs Students Will Keep Teachers After School ClosingsThe head of the Chicago Public School system has been trying to reassure parents of students with special needs that they won't suffer if their current schools are consolidated or closed.
3 Ways Teachers Can Blow Off Rahm-Induced StressA few ways teachers can take that crushing anguish they’ve acquired while fighting for their communities and relieve it just the tiniest bit.
Teachers Head To Springfield To Urge Halt To School ClosingsA group of about 50 teachers, parents and students from the Chicago Public Schools boarded a bus to Springfield Tuesday morning, to make their voices heard about school closings.
Parents, Teachers Rally To Save Neighborhood SchoolsThere were rallies at schools across the city today as parents and teachers organize to save neighborhood schools.
Teachers Union: No Sane Person Wants Teachers To Carry Guns In ClassThe state's largest teachers' union is pledging to fight any attempt to allow teachers to carry guns in the classroom.
Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
Grayslake Teachers Asked To Take Pay FreezeTeachers in Community Consolidated School District 46 in far north suburban Grayslake are being asked to take a pay freeze.
Geneva School Officials Surprised At Teachers' Contract ImpasseThe Geneva Education Association apparently has declared an impasse in negotiations with the school board, and administration officials were surprised to hear it.
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and EnergyToday on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and EducationWhen it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
No Deal For Evergreen Park SchoolsTeachers walked off the job Oct. 2, but contract negotiations have occurred regularly since then.
Union: Evergreen Park Teachers Will Strike On TuesdayUnion representatives for Evergreen Park School District 124 teachers left contract negotiations late Monday and said members will strike Tuesday.
Evergreen Park Teachers Edging Closer To StrikeElementary School teachers in Evergreen Park are edging closer to walking off the job.
Evergreen Park Teachers Could Go On Strike In A WeekTeachers in southwest suburban Evergreen Park have set next Tuesday as a strike date if there is no contract agreement by then.
Highland Park Teachers, School District To Submit New Contract OffersAlthough 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.