• ctu strike Dec 23, 2019

    Fraction of Workers Crossed Picket Lines During CPS Strike

    A fraction of teachers and school support employees crossed picket lines during the Chicago Public Schools strike earlier this year, according to a published report. Of approximately 32,500 total union employees, 582 employees went to work during the 11-day strike in October, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The newspaper cited records obtained under Illinois public records laws. An average of 93…

  • Google Dec 12, 2019

    These Were Chicago's Top Google Searches of 2019

    What did you Google-search this year? Turns out breaking news involving celebrities was mostly top-of-mind for Chicagoans who “Googled” in 2019. Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, former NFL receiver Antonio Brown, Disney actor Cameron Boyce and Nipsey Hussle all made the list of Chicago’s top Google searches of the year, but none of them rose to No. 1. The top...

  • Chicago Public Schools Nov 4, 2019

    Effects of Chicago Teachers' Strike Deal on Taxpayers

    A budget expert told NBC 5 on Friday that Chicago taxpayers would feel the effects of the deal reached to end the Chicago teachers’ strike. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern reports. 

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