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Chicago Teachers Strike Updates

Chicago Teachers Union Moves To Suspend Strike

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN and TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 11.18.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on the picket lines in Chicago, ending a combative stalemate...

No Guarantees In Ongoing Teacher Strike

AP | TAMMY WEBBER and JASON KEYSER | Posted 11.15.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Thousands of striking Chicago public school teachers and their allies packed a city park Saturday in a boisterous show of force as uni...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Negotiators Agree To 'Framework' To End Teachers' Strike

AP | TAMMY WEBBER and DON BABWIN | Posted 11.14.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The city's nearly weeklong teachers strike appeared headed toward a resolution Friday after negotiators emerged from marathon talks to...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Teacher Strike Stretches To Fourth Day In Chicago

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN and JASON KEYSER | Posted 11.13.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The city's public schools will stay closed for at least one more day, but leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union and the school distric...

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...

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 ...