Posts tagged "layoff recall policies"

Chicago Teachers' Strike Continues & Parents Are Unhappy

Teachers in the nation’s third largest school system will continue to strike this week, after Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) delegates refused to call an end to the walkout. If you’ve been following the negotiations, like most of us here in Chicago have been, this development is likely to come as a surprise. All weekend there’d... Read more »

Chicago Teachers Strike: Issues on the Bargaining Table

This morning, I joined a couple of other Chicago mom bloggers on an eye-opening conference call with Barbara Byrd-Bennett, chief education advisor for CPS, and Becky Carroll, CPS’s chief communications officer. I learned about how the negotiations are going, what the sticking points are, and how the strike looks on their end. Now I’m back at my desk, as... Read more »