chicago teachers strike
The city’s rent crisis is so bad, educators are taking it upon themselves to fix it. It could be a model for class conflict across the country.
27,000 employees are walking off the job on Friday, shutting down the third-largest US school district. What they are doing looks a lot more like Europe than America.
The grievances of the Chicago Teachers Union, whose members are holding a one-day strike, highlight problems with the way the entire country compensates teachers.
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