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  • Some Chicago Public Schools custodians may strike

    Some Chicago Public Schools custodians may strike
    A union representing some Chicago Public Schools custodians has given notice that its workers may soon stop crossing picket lines in solidarity with the Chicago Teachers Union, whose members are on strike. Service Employees International Union Local 1...
  • Quinn greeted by striking teachers as he attends 9/11 memorial

    Gov. Pat Quinn was briefly confronted by striking Chicago Public Schools teachers today as he attended a memorial honoring Illinois soldiers who have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The governor stopped to wish the teachers “good luck&...
  • How Chicago's Teacher Strike Explains the Education De-revolution

    How Chicago's Teacher Strike Explains the Education De-revolution
    Several good friends of mine work as Chicago Public School teachers, and as the strike continues this week, I can’t help but point out it seems like Chicago’s great at coughing up money for Olympic bids, NATO summits, and TIFF slush funds, but...
  • School parking restrictions continue despite strike

    School parking restrictions continue despite strike
    Chicago parking restrictions near schools are still in effect despite the ongoing teachers strike, according to the city Department of Finance. There is no temporary lifting of the parking restrictions, including no parking zones near schools, Deputy...
  • Emanuel spokeswoman: He does not like Nickelback

    Emanuel spokeswoman: He does not like Nickelback
    Chicago Mayor Emanuel doesn't actually like Nickelback, despite a sign at the teachers strike that indicated otherwise. When asked if the mayor is fond of the Canadian crooners, his spokeswoman Tarrah Cooper told RedEye in an e-mail "No." A photo of a...
  • Covering city schools

    Covering city schools
    As anyone who has ever attended a Chicago Public Schools board meeting knows, there is no shortage of news or opinions on the Chicago schools beat. Since I first began covering the city's public schools in October 2010, the district has gone through...
  • Teachers in District 46 in north suburbs on strike

    Teachers in District 46 in north suburbs on strike
    A union representative says teachers in Grayslake-based District 46 who walked off the job this morning have offered to take a pay freeze for the current school year and await the school board’s next move. The school board president counters...
  • Chicago school strike hits third day

    Chicago school strike hits third day
    Talks were set to start again Wednesday morning with Chicago's school board and striking public school teachers seemingly miles apart from reaching a deal to get 350,000 children back in school. And as rhetoric and accusations came from both sides,...
  • Picketing teacher hit by car outside Humboldt Park school

    Picketing teacher hit by car outside Humboldt Park school
    A striking Chicago Public Schools teacher was hit by a car today while he was picketing outside an elementary school in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The veteran teacher, 62, was taken to the Cook County Trauma Unit at Stroger Hospital to be treated...
  • Aldermen react to teachers strike

    Aldermen react to teachers strike
    Chicago aldermen are sharing their opinions on Wednesday onĀ the teachers' strike. The council members are doing their best to avoid taking sides, but are hoping the two parties are putting theĀ interest of the kids first. “I think that if everybody...
  • Teacher on strike struck by car

    Teacher on strike struck by car
    A striking Chicago Public Schools teacher was hit by a car while picketing in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The 62-year-old teacher was struck at about 8 a.m. Wednesday near Chicago and Western avenues. Police say the veteran teacher was picketing...
  • CPS principals meet with Brizard

    CPS principals meet with Brizard
    Chicago Public School principals met this afternoon at Roberto Clemente High School to discuss a sticking point central to them in the ongoing strike negotiations- their autonomy to hire the teachers they choose. The CTU is fighting principal autonomy as...