Articles By Yana Kunichoff, Chalkbeat Chicago

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Charter Teachers Won Big In Nation’s First Strike — What Now?

Their gains could foreshadow next year’s citywide contract negotiations — between the Chicago Teachers Union, with its contract expiring in June, and Chicago Public Schools.

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From Missed Meetings To Children Home Alone, Chicago Families Feel The Strain Of Ongoing Acero Charter Strike

The strike has displaced more than 7,000 children whose parents were advised to keep their children home or find child care.

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Chicago Charter Strike Extends A Third Day, With Teachers Holding Out For Raises For Support Staff

Shortly after midnight, union officials said the strike would extend a third day with plans to double shifts on picket lines.

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With No Deal Reached At Bargaining Table, Acero Teachers Begin Nation’s First Charter Union Strike

Among teachers’ demands: higher pay, increased teacher diversity, smaller class sizes, and a shorter school year.