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Ctu Strike 2012

Brizard Walks From CPS Post With A Huge Chunk Of Change

Posted 10.31.2012 | Chicago

Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard is getting a handsome severance package that includes $250,000 and an overwhelmingly positive re...

An Open Letter to Chicago's Teachers

Tom Allon | Posted 11.18.2012 | Education
Tom Allon

Chicago's teachers and their leadership should continue to battle for what they believe in. As a former public school teacher and parent, I actually disagree with some of their goals but will defend their right to pursue it.

Putting Children First

Leslie Lancry | Posted 11.17.2012 | Chicago
Leslie Lancry

2012-09-06-stateofCPSlogo.jpgNo matter which side you're on in the Chicago teachers' strike, everyone agrees on one thing: children need a safe place to go when school is not in session.

Joy Resmovits

Chicago Teachers Strike May Near End As Union Releases Deal | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.17.2012 | Education

Rahm Emanuel is giving away the farm. A deal is on the table Saturday night to end a nearly weeklong Chicago teachers strike, though classes could ...

A Former Teacher's View of the CPS Teachers Strike

Susan Eleuterio | Posted 11.12.2012 | Chicago
Susan Eleuterio

As a former classroom teacher (and the soon to be mother-in-law of a dedicated CPS teacher), I'd like to add my two cents to the commentary on the now two-day-old Chicago Public School Teachers strike.

Why I Stand With Chicago's Teachers

Heidi Schlumpf | Posted 11.11.2012 | Chicago
Heidi Schlumpf

2012-09-06-stateofCPSlogo.jpgI'm grateful for the hard work of public school teachers, especially those who work with challenging populations and situations, such as in many Chicago schools. I'm praying this can be resolved fairly -- and soon.

Nothing Will Be As Expected

Tracy Ullman | Posted 11.10.2012 | Chicago
Tracy Ullman

2012-09-06-stateofCPSlogo.jpgWe have no idea how long the strike will last -- if 1987 is any indication, it could be weeks before the issue is resolved.

Win Us Over

Rina Ranalli | Posted 11.10.2012 | Chicago
Rina Ranalli

2012-09-06-stateofCPSlogo.jpgAs an informed, active parent, I shouldn't have had to guess what the issues at the strike's core really were. I should have known.

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...