Posts tagged "Civil Rights Movement"
Race, poverty and politics: Chicago Teachers Union issues strike date; racism at the Republic National Convention; Standard and Poor's downgrades Illinois
The Chicago Teachers Union issued a strike date late Thursday evening – the union will begin its strike on Sept. 10. The announcement comes after a summer of brewing tensions between the CTU and Chicago Public School officials. CPS has prepared a $25 million fund to keep services open for students if teachers walk out.... Read more »