CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers and the nation’s third-largest school district reached a labor contract deal on Thursday, ending a strike that canceled 11 days of classes for more than 300,000 students.
CHICAGO (AP) — In a story Oct. 26 about the effects of a Chicago teachers strike on students with disabilities, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Nicole Abreu Shepard had been called to her daughter’s school to administer medication.
CHICAGO (AP) — More than 300,000 Chicago students will miss another day of classes as teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district remain on strike.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A strike by school teachers in Chicago has spread from the picket line to the playing field.
CHICAGO (AP) — Classes will be canceled again Friday after Chicago Public Schools and the teachers’ union failed to reach a deal to end a week-long strike in the nation’s third-largest school district.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who’s still trying to settle a nearly week-old teacher’s strike, proposed a combination of debt refinancing, tax and fee hikes and assistance from the state Legislature on Wednesday to close a massive $838 million budget deficit.
CHICAGO (AP) — Striking Chicago teachers are preparing for an extended walkout and trying to increase public pressure on Mayor Lori Lightfoot, with a downtown march set for Wednesday around the time the first-term mayor is set to deliver a key speech to the City Council.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Demands by striking Chicago teachers for more nurses, librarians and social workers are highlighting concerns that resonate in high-poverty school districts nationwide, where shortages of support staff leave educators feeling stretched.
CHICAGO (AP) — Striking Chicago teachers who are seeking smaller class sizes and higher pay also are demanding that the nation’s third-largest city do more to lower housing costs and put more resources into helping homeless students.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago parents leaned on family, friends and community groups as 25,000 teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district went on strike this past week, canceling classes for more than 300,000 kids.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot swept into office this spring declaring it “a new day” for the nation’s third-largest city.
CHICAGO (AP) — Striking Chicago teachers have returned to the picket lines for a second day as union and city bargainers try to hammer out a contract in the nation’s third-largest school district.
CHICAGO (AP) — Striking teachers marched in picket lines outside hundreds of Chicago schools on Thursday after their union and city officials failed to reach a contract deal in the nation’s third-largest school district, canceling classes for more than 300,000 students for the duration of a walkout
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s public schools will be closed Thursday as the city’s 25,000 teachers are set to go on strike .
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers’ strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the city to preemptively cancel classes in the nation’s third-largest school district.
CHICAGO (AP) — A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would test a strategy employed by a growing number of urban teachers unions convinced that transforming contentious contract talks into discussions about class sizes and student services wins public support and can be a difference maker at the b
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago teachers strike could be weeks away if there isn’t a last-minute deal between the union and the nation’s third-largest school district.