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Little Village »

"Distinguished" Little Village teacher Sarah Chambers is calling on CPS to "end this witch hunt." 

Wicker Park »

Teachers won't walk out of class, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said.

Bucktown »

Teachers were advised to clock in and clock out precisely on time Monday through Friday.

Pilsen »

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

Edgewater »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the schools CEO has his "complete confidence" despite the union vote.

Edgewater »

The new teacher's contract will cost CPS $55 million more than officials expected.

Downtown »

But CPS head Forrest Claypool warned that the district is "not out of the woods yet."

Ravenswood »

The rank-and-file "tentatively" ratified a four-year contract, according to a statement from the union.

Chinatown »

The rank-and-file will decide whether to ratify an agreement that averted a teachers strike.

Chinatown »

A last-minute tentative agreement reached Oct. 10 averted the second teachers strike in four years.

Gladstone Park »

A Chicago Public Schools spokeswoman said the deal was "fair to both sides."

The Loop »

The United Educators of UNO have set a strike date for Wednesday.

Edison Park »

 Claypool has "earned the contempt" of parents and teachers, CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey said.

Downtown »

Critics complained that Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2017 budget proposal was light on funding specifics.

Old Town »

Plans for a high school that was once to be named after President Barack Obama have been stalled.