In three of the four teachers strikes so far this year, districts have kept schools open putting principals in a bind between supporting their teachers on the picket line and being the district voice in their building and communities.
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February 22, 2019
April 03, 2018
Tulsa Superintendent Deborah Gist is backing the teacher walkouts in her state to push lawmakers for higher pay for teachers, support staff, and more funding for public schools. She said Tulsa's schools will remain closed for as long as teachers are out.
March 08, 2017
Los Angeles school board president Steve Zimmer will face a run-off election against challenger Nick Melvion in one of two runoffs for two seats on the Los Angeles School Board.
November 02, 2016
More than 70 percent of the Chicago Teachers Union's 27,000-plus members voted this week to approve a tentative contract offered by the city's school district.
October 11, 2016
The last-minute deal on a teacher contract in Chicago came minutes before a midnight deadline Monday, narrowly averting what would have been the city's second teachers' strike in four years.
October 04, 2016
The layoffs were based on lower-than-projected student enrollment. The Chicago Teachers' Union says it plans to go on strike on Oct. 11.
September 28, 2016
The Chicago School District faces the possibility that teachers will walk off the job for the second time in four years after the Chicago Teachers' Union said Wednesday it will go on strike on Oct. 11 if it does not reach an agreement with the district.
September 26, 2016
For the second time in less than year, the majority of the members of the Chicago Teachers' Union cast ballots in favor of a strike.
August 19, 2016
The Detroit schools' lawyers said the protests were really teacher strikes, which are technically illegal under state law, and sought an injunction to immediately halt them.
August 19, 2016
After a series of public hearings, a plan to reorganize the Clark County, Nev., district, which will give principals more autonomy over how schools are run and cut down on the central office, was approved this week. It still has to be approved by the state board of education.