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Teachers' strike in Chicago cancels classes for 300,000 students

Oct 18, 2019 - 10:09 AM

At the heart of the dispute is class sizes and resources rather than pay, with teachers saying they want more social workers, nurses and librarians for their students

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - OCTOBER 17: Striking Chicago public school teachers and their supporters march through the Loop on October 17, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. About 25,000 Chicago school teachers went on strike today after the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) failed to reach a contract agreement with the city. With about 300,000 students, Chicago has the third largest public school system in the nation. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP SCOTT OLSON / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Schools reopening in Guinea after 3-week strike, violence

Feb 22, 2017 - 10:28 PM

Schools reopen after unions strike a deal with the government late Monday but some teachers say the deal fell short of their demands

Palestinian teachers suspend 3-week strike

Mar 13, 2016 - 10:20 PM

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas promises the teachers a pay increase management review and implementation of a 2013 deal

epa05189400 Palestinian Presidnet Mahmoud Abbas chairs PLO executive committee in the west bank city of Ramallah, 01 March 2016. EPA/FARDI AROURI / POOL