Chicago Teachers Head into Second Week of Strike

HeadlineOct 23, 2019

In Chicago, teachers are heading into their second week of strike as schools remain closed across the city. The teachers are demanding better pay and benefits, smaller class sizes and more nurses, counselors, social workers and librarians. Chicago is the nation’s third-largest school system, with more than 350,000 students. On Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren joined the teachers on the picket line.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: “Everyone in America should support you in this strike. And the reason is because when you go out and fight, you don’t just fight for yourselves; you fight for the children of this city and the children of this country.”

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