The Daily Northwestern

Chicago Teachers Union, Fight For 15 to participate in Chicago strike Friday

Elena Sucharetza, Reporter

March 31, 2016

Filed under City, Education

As Illinois enters its 10th month without a budget, the Chicago Teachers Union and Fight For 15 Chicago workers, among other labor organizations, will join forces Friday in a citywide “Day of Action," protesting the shutdown...

Peace Project, multicultural groups host CTU activist for discussion of racism, school closings

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

May 28, 2013

Filed under Campus, Speakers, Student Groups

On the heels of last week's controversial Chicago Board of Education vote to shutter 50 public schools across the city, several of Northwestern's social justice and multicultural student groups hosted a top Chicago Teachers Union...

Nunez: In wake of strike, taking stock of CPS

Julianna Nunez, Columnist

September 30, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Over the summer, Chicago Public Schools became a battleground for opposing ideals regarding the welfare of students and teachers. The tension was mostly between Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Teachers Union president Karen...