The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has voted overwhelmingly to go on strike during the 2016 spring semester, with a walk-out tentatively scheduled for late March. This would be the second teachers strike in the Windy City over the past four years and would serve as a glaring reminder shame has been fully expunged from civil society.
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With remarkably poor timing, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) teachers went on strike again today, roughly one week after Chicago’s public school students had returned to school and nearly three weeks[…]