chicago-teachers-strike

What the Chicago teachers won, in one post

The teachers blunted Rahm's impact, but the city is still moving in the direction he wants.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 19, 2012

Rahm is suing to end the Chicago teachers’ strike. Does he have a case?

Rahm has two arguments for why the Chicago teachers' strike is illegal. Both are easy to poke holes into.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 17, 2012

The Chicago strike negotiations are down to recall rights. What are they and do they matter?

Recall policies improve teacher job security, but the evidence suggests they hurt student learning.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 14, 2012

The Chicago Teachers Union has a plan to fix the city’s schools. But it’s pricey.

The Chicago Teachers union has laid out in detail what it wants to do to fix schools. It'll cost over $700 million.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 13, 2012

Chicago teachers make more than the national average

Chicago teachers make significantly more than average, no matter their education or experience level.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 12, 2012

How much do Chicago teachers make?

Union activists are disputing the Chicago Public Schools' average salary stats. They're wrong.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 11, 2012