Tag: Chicago strike

Chicago Parent Explains Why She Doesn’t Support a Potential Teacher Strike

There are strong threats of another teacher strike in Chicago. However, everyone isn’t on board. Chicago parent, Latasha Fields, doesn’t support another potential teacher strike. Instead, it justifies why Fields has chosen to homeschool her children in their Washington Heights home. Chicago Unheard recently had a chance to sit down with Fields and hear her thoughts: Do you agree? Sound…

Turns Out Karen Lewis and Bruce Rauner Have a Lot in Common

Yesterday at a City Club of Chicago luncheon, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis equated Governor Bruce Rauner with Islamic State terrorists. She suggested that his behavior is equivalent to “acts of terror on poor and working-class people.” That’s a very harsh comment. Even if it is being directed at a governor who seems content to watch the lives of…