Chicago teachers strike in 2012, the union's first strike in 25 years.Michelle Gavin/DNAinfo

Union President Tells Chicago Parents To Prepare For ‘Short-Term’ Strike

The union’s Tuesday night announcement came just hours after Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters that she was ready to write staffing and class size promises into the union contract.

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Black Abolitionist Network To Host ‘Defund CPD’ Training This Weekend

The group will host three outdoor sessions to teach people about the movement to defund the police in Chicago, and prison and police abolition.

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869 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 36 Deaths In Illinois In Past Day

The state's seven-day positivity rate average remained at 2.6 percent, meaning 2.6 percent of all tests returned in the past week were positive.

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Coronavirus On The Rise In Illinois, But Chicago’s Flat For Now, Top Doctor Says

"The main thing is all around us, cases are on the incline. ... We look good in Chicago right now, but Chicago doesn't have a wall around it."