The Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Public Schools were on the verge of breaking down Tuesday as a strike continued, and the issue is money. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, there are valid claims that each side make.

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Breaking Down The Claims: CPS, The Teachers' Union, And MoneyThe Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Public Schools were on the verge of breaking down Tuesday as a strike continued, and the issue is money. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, there are valid claims that each side make.
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2019 CTU Strike Is Similar To 2012There are many factors that are similar about the latest coming Chicago teachers' strike and another one that happened seven years ago. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
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Lightfoot Cancels Classes As Teachers' Strike LoomsNegotiations between the city and the Chicago Teachers Union ended early Wednesday -- all but guaranteeing a strike. As CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports, Mayor Lightfoot canceled classes preemptively.
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Mayor Seeks Written Counter Proposals From CTU In CPS Contract NegotiationsWith 10 days until a possible teachers' strike, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city is prepared to compromise if the Chicago Teachers Union will provide a written counteroffer to the Chicago Public Schools' contract proposals. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Calls On CTU To Put Contract Terms In Writing Amid Talks With CPSWith a possible teachers' strike only 10 days away, Mayor Lori Lightfoot accused the Chicago Teachers Union of not providing the Chicago Public Schools with a detailed contract proposal to counter the offers the district has made over the last several months.
Mayor Lightfoot Says She's Focused On Getting A Deal After Teachers Set Strike DateWith a strike date looming, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she’s focused on getting a deal done with the Chicago Teachers Union to keep students in class. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports.
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Strike Date Set For CPS TeachersIf no agreement is reached, teachers will go on strike on Oct. 17. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and her staff did not talk about it Wednesday, as CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
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