Developments from Day 6 of the strike.
Striking public school teachers took to the streets of downtown Chicago Wednesday morning, marking day five of cancelled classes with a massive rally designed to pressure Mayor Lori Lightfoot as she delivered her first budget address at City Hall.
Classes were canceled for a fourth straight school day Tuesday as the CTU/SEIU strike continued.
Payton members of the Chicago Teachers Union and Service Employees International Union marched to Lake Shore Drive today as part of day three of their ongoing strike.
Payton teachers returned to the picket line outside school Friday morning as the CTU strike entered its second day.
Classes and after-school activities will be cancelled for all CPS students on Thursday in anticipation of a teacher strike authorization Wednesday night, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said this morning.
Chicago Teachers Union members voted overwhelmingly this week to authorize a strike if a contract deal is not reached soon.