The union protests comes at a time when state lawmakers are weighing a $715 million aid package to save the district from financial collapse.
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April 18, 2016
After the Chicago Teachers' Union rejected a fact-finder's recommendations on a new contract, the school district has called for the teachers' union to drop the strike talk and return to the bargaining table.
April 17, 2016
A fact-finder's report recommended that a contract between the Chicago Teachers Union and the school district include terms about salary, pension contributions, and healthcare from a January offer that the union had already rejected.
March 29, 2016
The 48 districts said the state has miscalculated state aid for about 22 years and that the mistake has cost disadvantaged districts million of dollars.
March 23, 2016
A new report on the state of the nation's school infrastructure calls for significant new investment in K-12 public school facilities.
March 15, 2016
Districts are dipping into reserves, cutting programs, and borrowing huge sums of money to stay afloat during the Pennsylvania budget impasse, according to the state's school boards association.
March 10, 2016
The Chicago district has advised principals to keep minimum balances in their school accounts as the cash-strapped district tries to grow its savings, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
March 09, 2016
The Pennsylvania School Boards Association is asking the Commonwealth Court to force the state to immediately pay districts money that was due to them on Feb. 25.
March 09, 2016
State lawmakers are considering legislation to rescue the Detroit schools, which is saddled with more than $500 million in debt and dozens of dilapidated school buildings
February 29, 2016
Chicago Public Schools continues to struggle with financial shortfalls, and has outlined a new round of spending cuts that will include layoffs of a small number of teachers.