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Chicago Tribune
Money from special tax districts could be key to averting teachers strikesettlement hinges on money coming from a development slush fund into the public
Money from special tax districts could be key to averting teachers strike
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
settlement hinges on money coming from a development slush fund into the public school system," CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey said last week. "That's what the settlement hinges on. It's about the money." For years, the union has pitched... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
If teachers strike, they chose disrupting children's education over pay raisesfollowing a vote by the union's full membership last week that authorized leade
If teachers strike, they chose disrupting children's education over pay raises
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
following a vote by the union's full membership last week that authorized leaders to call a strike. CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey said a contract settlement hinges on the city providing more money to schools from sources such as... Read more
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2d
KTVZ Bend
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
ABC 7 El Paso
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
KTXS Abilene
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
KECI Missoula
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
KQ2 St. Joseph
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
KTVZ Bend
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
KXLY-TV Spokane
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
KRDO Colorado Springs
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
KESQ Palm Springs
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
ABC 7 El Paso
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
News 8000
Chicago teachers plan to strike, againbegin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Unio
Chicago teachers plan to strike, again
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
begin our third strike since 2012," the union wrote on its Facebook page. Union president Karen Lewis and vice president Jesse Sharkey said at a press conference Wednesday that they were also protesting cuts in special education programs and... Read more
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2d
Salon.com
Chicago teachers set Oct. 11 strike date if deal not reachedapproximately 25,000 members walked out in 2012 for 10 days and staged a one-da
Chicago teachers set Oct. 11 strike date if deal not reached
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
approximately 25,000 members walked out in 2012 for 10 days and staged a one-day walkout in April. Union vice president Jesse Sharkey said in addition to pay, the union’s stance is partially motivated by cuts in school staffing, including... Read more
2d
Daily Herald
Chicago teachers set Oct. 11 strike date if deal not reachedapproximately 25,000 members walked out in 2012 for 10 days and staged a one-da
Chicago teachers set Oct. 11 strike date if deal not reached
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
approximately 25,000 members walked out in 2012 for 10 days and staged a one-day walkout in April. CTU vice president Jesse Sharkey said in addition to compensation, the union's stance is partially motivated by cuts in school staffing,... Read more
7d
Chicago Tribune
Chicago Teachers Union tallies strike authorization votesit will be up to the delegates to talk about where that leaves us and what make
Chicago Teachers Union tallies strike authorization votes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
it will be up to the delegates to talk about where that leaves us and what makes sense for a deadline," CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey said late last week. "We're looking to move this toward a conclusion." "All of our options are on the table,... Read more
8d
Daily Herald
Emergency meeting for CTU body tasked with setting strike datesscheduled Oct. 5 meeting, the House of Delegates will convene a week early on W
Emergency meeting for CTU body tasked with setting strike dates
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
scheduled Oct. 5 meeting, the House of Delegates will convene a week early on Wednesday, Sept. 28, CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey said Thursday. The special meeting for the body of about 800 would have just one item on its agenda, he said:... Read more
8d
Chicago Tribune
City recommends taking away pension of red light bribery takerand her husband, lawyer Brett Nolan. Tickets range from $1,000 to $2,500 per pe
City recommends taking away pension of red light bribery taker
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
and her husband, lawyer Brett Nolan. Tickets range from $1,000 to $2,500 per person and include a photo. (Rick Pearson) Jesse Sharkey, the CTU’s vice president, said the union will still discuss its options with its House of Delegates. The... Read more
23d
Chicago Tribune
CTU sets dates for 2nd strike authorization votethe district's offer would lead to a net loss of pay. Younger teachers would re
CTU sets dates for 2nd strike authorization vote
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
the district's offer would lead to a net loss of pay. Younger teachers would receive pay increases, CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey said, but more longtime teachers who comprise roughly half of union members would have their salary... Read more
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23d
NBC Chicago
CTU to Make Announcement About Potential Teachers Striketeachers strike Wednesday evening after a meeting of its House of Delegates. C
CTU to Make Announcement About Potential Teachers Strike
NBC Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
teachers strike Wednesday evening after a meeting of its House of Delegates. CTU President Karen Lewis, Vice President Jesse Sharkey and other leaders are slated to discuss the next steps in the union’s ongoing contract battle with Chicago... Read more
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25d
Chicago Tribune
CPS begins new school year with same old problemscontinuing to push aldermen to approve more money for schools. "It's going to
CPS begins new school year with same old problems
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
continuing to push aldermen to approve more money for schools. "It's going to be a heck of a fall," CTU Vice-President Jesse Sharkey told union members during a teleconference last week. Last year, the district passed a budget that counted on... Read more

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