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Chicago Teachers Strike 2012

After Teacher Strike's End, Questions Remain

AP | TAMMY WEBBER and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 11.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel secured an extension of Chicago's school day and empowered principals to hire the teachers they want. Teachers were...

Emanuel: 'Students Are Being Used As Pawns' In Teachers Strike

Posted 09.18.2012 | Education

The Chicago teachers strike entered its second week as teachers met on Sunday but failed to vote on a tentative agreement, NBC’s education correspon...

Joe Van Brussel

Teachers Strike Fueled By Unique Personalities | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 09.18.2012 | Education

The contentious relationship between Chicago's teachers' union and its mayor continues to fuel the Windy City labor and education dispute, say out-of-...

Teacher Strike Enters Week 2, CPS Denied Court Injunction

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 11.17.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An angry Mayor Rahm Emanuel's appeal to the courts to end a six-day teachers strike in the nation's third largest city set off a new r...

Joy Resmovits

Talks Fail Yet Again As Chicago Teacher Strike Nears Full Week | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.14.2012 | Education

After a marathon session in Chicago's Hilton hotel, rank and file members of the Chicago Teachers Union spilled into the street at midnight central ti...

What's at Stake for Chicago Public Educators?

Dave Stieber | Posted 11.13.2012 | Chicago
Dave Stieber

2012-09-06-stateofCPSlogo.jpg Unless you are a teacher you have no idea the pain, frustration and intrinsic anger we feel when some paid radio ad claims, that "teachers are walking out on students." We are trying to teach you about how your child's education is under attack.

PHOTOS: No Deal Imminent, Historic Teacher Strike Continues Into Third Day

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 11.12.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — She's brash and blunt, a union leader known for her tart tongue and flip one-liners often aimed at Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a bitter cont...

Joy Resmovits

Obama Administration Refuses To Take Sides On Chicago Teachers Strike | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

After a day of silence, the Obama administration addressed the ongoing strike of the Chicago Teachers Union, a blistering fight that has divided labor...

End the Strike: Our Children Deserve a Quality Education

Alyssa Granacki | Posted 11.11.2012 | Education
Alyssa Granacki

As the Chicago Teachers Union begins their strike, I can empathize with some of their demands. However, I do not believe the solution is to abandon our responsbility to our children.

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Teacher Strike Enters Second Day In Chicago

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 11.11.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — As Chicago teachers walked the picket lines for a second day, they were joined by many of the very people who are most inconvenienced ...

Joy Resmovits

Thousands Of Chicago Teachers Take To The Streets | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

It started early in the morning and crescendoed in the afternoon, with thousands upon thousands of teachers clad in red union shirts swarming downtown...

Chicago Teachers Strike: Contract Issues Issues Persist Amid Teacher Walkout

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.10.2012 | Chicago

As Chicago teachers walk the picket lines, their union and the city's school district resumed negotiating Monday over a new contract that includes big...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Chicago Teachers Hit The Picket Line

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut & Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Chicago

Chicago teachers hit the picket lines as the city's first strike in 25 years began Monday. Early Monday, in the city's Edgewater neighborhood, teac...

Teachers File Unfair Labor Grievance, Say Strike Is Still On

Posted 09.07.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Teachers Union members are one day closer to their planned Sept. 10 walkout, and on Wednesday they confirmed that that strike date wasn't goin...

City, Teachers Union At Odds As Strike Deadline Looms

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.05.2012 | Chicago

With Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in Charlotte, N.C. for the Democratic National Convention, local and national media alike did not take long to note th...

Brizard, City Hall Deny Report That CPS CEO's Job Is At Stake Over Strike

Posted 08.31.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard may be in need of a new job if the city's teachers follow through on their call for a walkout on Sept. ...