Posts Tagged ‘Chicago teachers’

Union VP threatens school board, vows ‘no peace’ in Chicago

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By Kyle Olson
EAGnews.org

CHICAGO – During a Veterans Day protest – which focused on school closings, not the service of veterans – Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey said the union would go after the school board and there would be “no peace” in the city if the board follows through on a plan to close 100 underperforming unionized schools.
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Can we count on transparency in CTU strike vote?

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By Kyle Olson
EAGnews.org

CHICAGO – The Chicago Teachers Union is dying to go on strike. Its leaders have been hinting and talking and winking about it for months, and recent contract negotiations provided no glimmer of hope for any sort of compromise.

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