Chicago Teacher's Strike
Chicago public school teachers began manning picket lines instead of classrooms Monday, launching the first teacher strike in the city in 25 years over pay, benefits and other issues. - CNN
- The strike, announced Sunday night, left about 350,000 students without a school to attend and parents scrambling to find alternatives.
- Some parents were quick to remind each other that education begins at home.
- Others shared personal stories to demonstrate why they support the strike.
- Concern over teens being out of school during an epidemic of deadly shootings was widely expressed.
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