Chicago Teachers Union: ‘The Mayor Today Has Dashed Our Hopes For A Quick Settlement’
Oct 22, 12:00 AM
Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey said he had thought until Monday that there had been progress toward a settlement, so that a teachers’ strike that started Thursday would end on short order. But after Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a letter urging the Chicago Teachers Union to end its strike without a settlement, saying Chicago Public Schools students “cannot afford to be out of school for any longer,” Sharkey said a quick settlement is no longer likely.
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