Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis takes a break from negotiations with the Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday to make an unexpected appearance at a rally of thousands of public school teachers. Teachers walked off the job Monday for the first time in 25 years over issues that…
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is embraced by a teacher Tuesday during an unexpected appearance at a rally of thousands of public school teachers outside the Chicago Board of Education district headquarters.
Public school teachers cheer Monday as they march on streets surrounding the Chicago Public Schools district headquarters on the first day of strike action over teachers' contracts.
Thousands of public school teachers rally Monday outside Chicago Public Schools district headquarters on the first day of strike action over teachers' contracts. For the first time in a quarter century, Chicago teachers walked out of the classroom Monday, taking a bitter contract dispute ove…
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union hand out strike signs Saturday at the Chicago Teachers Union strike headquarters.
Teachers and pro-teacher community groups rally Saturday in front of a building that the Chicago Teachers Union has designated its strike headquarters.
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union distribute strike signs at the Chicago Teachers Union strike headquarters Saturday in Chicago. The union has vowed to strike Monday if it fails to reach an agreement over teachers' contracts with Chicago Public Schools.
Sshoppers carry their purchases at a Target in Chicago. Americans kept spending in August despite their escalating fears about the slow economic recovery and surging gas prices. A range of retailers from discounter Target to club-operator Costco on Thursday reported August sales that beat Wa…
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, listens to Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy during a news conference Monday in Chicago.
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