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Chicago Teachers Union

Baltimore educators to rally in support of Chicago teacher strike

Baltimore City educators are planning to rally in solidarity with their Chicago Public Schools counterparts, who made national news Monday by executing their first teacher strike in 25 years. About 25,000 Chicago unionized educators fulfilled their vow to walk off the job, after the district and union heads failed to reach an agreement by Sunday on details of a new contract the two entities have attempted to iron out for months, according to The Sun's sister paper, the Chicago Tribune.  According to the Tribune, despite negotiating well into the night Sunday, the district and the Chicago Teachers Union failed to reach an agreement specifically on: raises, a recall policy for...