Chicago Public Schools (CPS)
Around the World Ep 63: Chicago teachers’ victory, refugees evicted in South Africa, and more…

We look at the victory of Chicago’s teachers, the violence faced by refugees in South Africa, and the ambulance workers striking in Meghalaya, India.

Chicago teachers score a historic victory, classes to resume

After the City met the union’s final demand regarding days missed due to the strike, the CTU declared a victory and classes will resume tomorrow

chicago teacher strike Striking Chicago teachers refused to give in, condemn mayor’s austerity budget

The strike by teachers and support staff of Chicago Public Schools entered its second week. While the city administration has made certain concessions, it has been unwilling to accept key demands, especially on hiring more support staff

Over 30,000 teachers, support staff strike in Chicago seeking fairer education system Over 30,000 teachers, support staff strike in Chicago seeking fairer education system

The major demands of the teachers who are organized under the Chicago Teachers Union are better pay and benefits, fully staffed schools, smaller classrooms and justice for students and families

Chicago teachers demand overhaul of public education system

Over 25,000 teachers and around 7,500 support staff members of the Chicago Public School (CPS) system have gone on strike

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