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Taking on teacher tenure

Sep 20, 2012
States across the country are trying to make it easier to fire ineffective teachers by changing the tenure process. But some people are still wondering... what does K-12 tenure mean?
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Chicago parent relieved her daughter is back in school

Sep 19, 2012
The seven days that schools were closed in Chicago felt more like an eternity to parents who had to find childcare during the teacher strike. Kai checks in with Sheila Coleman, whose 12-year-old daughter was actually happy to return to school Wednesday.
Posted In: School, strike, teachers, lost wages

What teachers can expect as Chicago strike ends

Sep 19, 2012
It's back to school today in Chicago. In the next couple of weeks, teachers will vote on the tentative contract deal reached between the union, and negotiators for the school district and Mayor Rahm Emmanuel.
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Moving on after the Chicago teachers' strike

Sep 19, 2012
The Chicago teachers union voted to end their strike yesterday, but repairing relations will take time.
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Chicago teachers end strike

Sep 18, 2012
The teacher's union in Chicago has decided to suspend the strike that's kept 350,000 kids out of school the past seven days.
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Chicago area school stages strike workaround

Sep 17, 2012
Lake Forrest High School in suburban Chicago is fighting its own striking teachers by running the school without them.
Posted In: Chicago, strike, teachers

Chicago teachers' strike begins second day

Sep 11, 2012
Questions about how to care for children while their teachers are on strike are among the issues plaguing leaders and residents in Chicago.
Posted In: Chicago, strike, teachers

As Chicago teachers strike, parents have to make new plans

Sep 10, 2012
350,000 kids have an unexpected day off today. So what are parents doing with their kids?
Posted In: Chicago, teachers, strike

Laid-off teachers look for their Plan B

Sep 5, 2012
A trip to the airport paid off for former technology teacher Chris Bjuland.
Posted In: teachers, Teachers and Plan B, School, Education

Chicago teachers nearing strike

Sep 5, 2012
For the last year, union leaders have tried to push Mayor Rahm Emanuel into focusing on other issues: smaller class sizes, more art and music programs and job security.
Posted In: Chicago, Education, teachers, strike

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