November 26, 2021

No school for 350,000 students in Chicago

This is the coolest thing I have seen in a while. 30,000 Chicago teachers on strike all week so far. I hope this movement spreads all around the country and teachers all around ask for what they deserve. In my humble opinion teachers have  a huge impact on the youth and its one of the most important jobs out there. Its about time they ask for more money and support. I dunno about you, but I hated school. I wonder how many kids are stoked to be having a longer summer. Haha.

“Some 350,000 Chicago schools students kept from class on the first day of a teachers’ strike remained in limbo at day’s end, with no news of a new contract between the teachers union and the school district.

The strike launched Monday by 26,000 teachers and support staff highlighted a bitter standoff between teachers and Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, who is pushing reforms on the city’s schools, the third-biggest public school district in the nation.

Teachers dressed in red T-shirts rallied in front of the Chicago school district offices in the center of the city, breaking through barriers and spilling onto the streets, the Chicago Tribune reported.”

Read more at:

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/10/13778800-chicago-teachers-strike-affects-350000-students?lite

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/negotiators-reach-framework-to-end-chicago-teachers-strike-classes-could-resume-monday/2012/09/14/bb3fa52c-fed3-11e1-98c6-ec0a0a93f8eb_story.html

 

 

 

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