As Chicago teachers strike, parents scramble to find day care for their children
“It was a very stressful situation because we don’t have family nearby, and I don’t have the option of working from home,” said one parent.
Thousands of Chicago teachers go on strike
In Chicago, teachers walked off the job in a massive strike. But the city is warning their demands are too costly. Meg Oliver reports.
Chicago teachers' strike: Thousands hit the picket lines over pay
Teachers in the US's third-largest school district stop work over wages, lack of resources and other issues.
Thousands of Chicago teachers strike
Overcrowded classrooms and wage increases are the most contentious issues
Chicago teachers picket across the city on first day of strike
Chicago teachers went on strike on Thursday and set up picket lines outside many of the city's 500 public schools, as union leaders and officials of the third-largest U.S. school district pushed ahead with negotiations over a new contract.
Chicago teachers go on strike, canceling class for 300,000 students
Teachers across Chicago hit the picket lines Thursday after months of union demands for better working conditions and smaller class sizes failed to materialize.
Mayor to teachers: Chicago won't budge on money
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says a teacher strike could be settled "today" if the Chicago Teachers Union would negotiate with a seriousness and "sense of urgency." (Oct. 17)