A day after the Chicago teachers set a strike date of October 11, one dad has mixed reactions to the prospect of a strike.
Teachers in the nation’s third largest school district plan to strike Oct. 11 if they do not reach an agreement with the board of education.
CPS is stepping back from one of its new policies—ending transportation for special education preschoolers.
Ald. Matt O’Shea criticized parents for bringing up race when talking about his plan to reorganize schools in his Far Southwest Side ward.
The Chicago Teachers Union seems to be making moves toward its second strike under Mayor Rahm Emanuel. A strike authorization vote ends on Friday. Next week, the union has called an emergency meeting. Union members are being asked to pass out fliers to parents to let them know what the issues are between the union and the school district. Meanwhile, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools insist that they are offering union members a fair deal.
CPS says their contract offers teachers a raise. The teachers union says it’s a pay cut. It all comes down to defining three variables.
The Chicago Teachers Union claims the newest appointment the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Labor Board skews it against them.
The plan would combine Sutherland and Kellogg elementary schools, essentially shutting down Kellogg.
A game of musical chairs could be playing out in CPS in the far South Side communities of Beverly and Mt. Greenwood.
The Board of Education voted to close the schools due to what the district deemed poor academic outcomes, but the schools fought back.