Teachers

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Chicago public schools are closed for a second day Thursday as city school officials and the teachers union remain at odds over whether it's safe to return to the classroom, frustrating some parents who feel they and their students are stuck between both sides. ...
We need to say loudly and clearly — as Democrats, Republicans and independents — that teachers are essential workers, we need them physically present in classrooms, and we will not stand for walkou… ...
Chicago school leaders canceled classes Thursday for a second day after failing to reach agreement with the teachers union over Covid safety measures. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses. ...
Teachers have quickly become the one American profession in which they strike not to return to work, as is the case in Chicago. ...

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