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Teachers Strikes

Suburban Teacher Strike Ends After One Day

Posted 12.05.2012 | Chicago

About 20,000 students in suburban Chicago returned to class Wednesday following a one-day teachers' strike in Community Unit School District 300, the ...

20,000 Students Impacted By Suburban District's Teacher Strike

Posted 12.04.2012 | Chicago

About 20,000 students in suburban Chicago are going without class or after-school activities Tuesday as Community Unit School District 300 teachers mo...

We Can't Afford to De-Professionalize Education

Ellen Wood | Posted 12.23.2012 | College
Ellen Wood

We are at a crossroads in this country. There is a significant mismatch between where the jobs are and what our educational system is producing.

Evergreen Park Teachers' Strike Comes To An End

Posted 10.12.2012 | Chicago

After two weeks on the picket lines, teachers in south suburban Evergreen Park, Ill., early Friday arrived at a tentative strike-ending with their sch...

Teachers Strike Threatens College Dreams For Young Athletes

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

CHICAGO — Deandre Welch understands how a teachers strike might cause him to miss a few high school football practices and even a scheduled game...