Thousands of teachers, parents, and other supporters are expected to call for higher pay and more school funding—despite threats from the state that participating teachers could lose their jobs.
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January 13, 2020
November 13, 2019
Teachers in Little Rock, Ark., will be on the picket lines Thursday for only the second time in the school district's history.
October 31, 2019
The Chicago Teachers Union has reached a deal with the district to make up five of the 11 missed instructional days and end the strike.
October 30, 2019
The Chicago Teachers Union delegates approved a tentative agreement, but will remain on strike until the mayor agrees they can make up the missed days.
October 24, 2019
Union leaders are holding civil disobedience training sessions as negotiations with the city stall.
October 16, 2019
About 25,000 educators in Chicago are expected to go on strike Thursday.
September 27, 2019
After months of stalled contract negotiations with Chicago schools, the majority of the city's teacher's union voted to walk off the job later this fall.
September 24, 2019
If at least 75 percent of union members vote yes, the union's House of Delegates will set a date to walk out this fall. The earliest that they could strike is Oct. 7.
September 23, 2019
This year, North Dakota took first place in personal finance site WalletHub's annual ranking of the best and worst states to be a teacher.
August 29, 2019
The nation's fifth-largest school district won't see a teacher strike in the fall, if the tentative agreement is approved.