A Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights poll finds some parents believe public schools are doing a poor job overall addressing those concerns.
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April 11, 2016
April 01, 2016
The Chicago Teachers Union is staging a "Day of Action" on Friday to call attention to public school funding, poverty, and other social justice issues.
March 24, 2016
The Chicago Teachers Union has called the impending walkout a "day of action" The union called for the labor action after the school district announced three furlough days.
March 17, 2016
Superintendent William Hite has said that he wants to hire a nurse and counselor in every school. That plan depends on state funding.
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
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
March 04, 2016
The district's decision to unilaterally furlough employees for three days "all but assures" that teachers will walk off the job on April 1, the union says.
February 01, 2016
The Chicago Teachers' Union on Monday said the district offered no guaranteed funds to pay for what it was offering the union and that there was lack of trust between union members and the school district.
January 28, 2016
The lawsuit is the latest volley in a frenzied legal battle between teachers and the leadership of the troubled state-run school district.
January 22, 2016
Michigan's Republican state legislators want to make it easier for teacher sickouts to be characterized as strikes. It is illegal for Michigan teachers to strike.