Editorial: Why Chicago teachers won’t take ‘yes’ for an answer

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Chicago Tribune

Oct 25, 12:00 AM

Editorial: Why Chicago teachers won’t take ‘yes’ for an answer

We’d submit many Chicagoans are. We hear from them. There’s a silent majority quietly rooting for Lightfoot, who won every city ward in the April mayoral election, in this strike. But many of those Chicagoans are afraid to be public about their discontent with a labor union. They are afraid of the bullying. They don’t want to appear anti-teacher. But it should be clear that CTU has overplayed its hand. Union leaders ignored a generous offer months ago. They wanted to walk out. So they did, at the expense of the kids.

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