Education Jan 08

Chicago Public Schools cancels classes due to union vote
Chicago mayor, teachers still at odds over COVID protocols

Negotiations resumed Saturday to resolve a standoff between Chicago school officials and the city's teachers union over COVID-19 precautions that canceled three days of classes, but the public war-of-words between union leaders and Chicago's mayor showed little sign of easing.

Education Oct 31

Chicago teachers strike ends with tentative deal

Chicago Teachers Union delegates voted late Wednesday to approve a tentative deal that includes pay raises over five years, but they initially refused to end the strike unless the mayor added school days to cover the lost time.