Chicago Teachers Union paraprofessionals and teachers won a nearly two-week strike against charter school company CICS on Feb. 18, 2019. Teachers will achieve pay parity with Chicago Public School teachers by the end of the four-year contract, while paraprofessionals gain parity immediately.
Chicago teachers win first strike against charter schoolsJanuary 24, 2019
Chicago teachers speak for themselves, explaining why they fought and won the first strike against charter schools.
Trump aids capitalism’s attack on labor; workers strike back
A Marxist-Humanist analysis of the state of the U.S. economy and the revolt of labor in the wake of country-wide teachers’ strikes, an historically long government shutdown, and an unsteady, uncertain worldwide economy.
First ever charter school teachers’ strikeDecember 16, 2018
Teachers speak about why they struck Chicago’s Acero charter schools on Dec. 4-9, expanding the wave of teacher strikes to the first charter school strike in the nation.