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Chicago Teachers Strike

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Pilsen »

"At this point these are cries of desperation. Hear our pleas," said CTU President Karen Lewis.

Hyde Park »

Institutions in Hyde Park and Kenwood are opening their doors for special camps during the strike.

Downtown »

Sharkey reacts to Trib editorial comparing the end of secret voting to Saddam Hussein, Kim Jong Un.

River North »

Chicago Public Schools said it has no plans to end early, despite claims by the Chicago Teachers Union.

River North »

Rauner's Press Office responded: "This kind of rhetoric has no place in American public discourse."

Downtown »

"No teacher ever wants to go on strike," Lewis said Monday. "But this board leaves us no choice."

River North »

Karen Lewis earned another three-year term as president when no one ran against her.

Woodlawn »

The school district wants to block the union from future strikes. 

Downtown »

Protests started at neighborhood schools throughout the city and will end with a huge rally in the Loop.

The Loop »

MAP: Protests will erupt throughout the city Friday. Here's what to expect.

Ravenswood »

Teachers can get a free breakfast at Spoken Cafe on Friday during the teachers union's one-day strike.

Downtown »

The Chicago Teachers Union mulled what its announced "day of action" that day would actually involve.

Downtown »

The union asked "all concerned Chicago citizens" to "withhold your labor" and boycott classes April 1.

Downtown »

The union said it wouldn't strike over furlough days, while CPS said it wouldn't cut pension payments.

Downtown »

The teachers' union threatened a strike if a 7 percent pension pickup is dropped; CPS said it's coming.