Articles By Yana Kunichoff, Chalkbeat Chicago
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.
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.
Shortly after midnight, union officials said the strike would extend a third day with plans to double shifts on picket lines.
Among teachers’ demands: higher pay, increased teacher diversity, smaller class sizes, and a shorter school year.