Chicago Public Schools Memo Instructs on How to Handle Civil Disobedience Against School Closings

By: Wednesday March 27, 2013 6:40 am

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) currently intend to close fifty-four schools before the year is over. This means Chicago is likely to have the largest number of school closures in any city in America this year.

Chicago Teachers Union Votes to Suspend Strike

By: Tuesday September 18, 2012 5:00 pm

The Chicago Teachers Union has agreed to suspend its seven-day strike and return to work. Classes will resume for more than 350,000 students on Wednesday. This does not mean they have agreed to the contract submitted by the Chicago Public Schools, only that they will complete the strike action while reserving the right to walk out again if the final resolution doesn’t meet with their satisfaction.

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