The Chicago Teachers Union quickly rejected contract recommendations from a third party mediator this weekend. It starts a 30-day countdown to a strike.
CPS will no longer consider April 1 a regular school day, but will keep at least 250 schools open.
Schools are in the middle of giving the controversial state mandated test to students.
Follow the timeline of the struggle between Chicago Public Schools, Springfield and the teachers’ union.
From a garden clean-up in Bridgeport to a field trip by a Northwest Side school to the Illinois Holocaust Museum.
Some teachers do not support the one-day strike on April 1st that union representatives approved last night
The lawsuit says the Illinois Charter School Commission can’t keep schools open that don’t meet academic standards.
Chicago Teachers Union delegates will vote Wednesday on whether to support a proposed one-day strike.
Elemenatary-aged kids, schooled in activism, look back at their contribution to ousting Anita Alvarez
CPS officials say they do their best to address environmental issues, but the district does not have enough money to keep up.