These Chicago Families Don’t Want Teachers to Strike

On September 28, 2016 members of the Chicago Parent Congress gathered for a prayer vigil  in hopes that the Chicago Teachers Union would choose not to walk out on the children. There’s also a plethora of parents who are raising their voices to express concern for children’s safety and missing critical instruction time if a […]

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Ald. Brookins Against Teacher Strike

On October 11, Chicago public school teachers may go on strike for the second time in four years, not including an illegal one-day strike last Spring. Eighty-seven percent of union members voted to support the strike but the vote was criticized for intimidating teachers who might be opposed to the planned walkout. Pro-union politicians, including Alderman Howard Brookins and State Representative LaShawn Ford have publicly […]

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