Articles By Kalyn Belsha

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Elizabeth Warren Joins Teachers On Strike In Chicago: ‘Unions Are How We Have Power’

The presidential candidate joined striking teachers in Austin for a rally Tuesday morning.

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Union Reports Progress At Saturday Talks, But Mayor Says School Will Likely Be Canceled Monday

Bargaining between City Hall and the Chicago Teachers Union ended Saturday night with reports of continued progress on two key issues — class size caps and support staff — but a stall in three other critical areas.

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As Chicago Strike Heads To A Second Day, Here’s Where Negotiations Stand

Negotiators remain deadlocked over adding support positions such as nurses and social workers.

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Bernie Sanders Joins Chicago Teachers Union Rally, Calls Educators ‘The Conscience Of America’

Chicago teachers are voting this week on whether or not to authorize a strike, which could happen as soon as Oct. 7.