Teachers Strike

Workers in the nation's second-largest school district are seeking 30% raises. The district’s last strike was in 2019, the first in three decades.
Classes are scheduled to resume in just two days.
The budding music icon had teachers' backs at a 1970 picket line.
Teachers in the neighboring St. Paul School District announced a tentative agreement late Monday night to avert a strike that had also been scheduled to start Tuesday.
Amy Nichole Grady, an elementary school educator, decided to run for office during the wave of teacher strikes that swept West Virginia.
More than 300,000 students missed days of classes, but they will be made up at the end of the school year under the terms of the deal.
About 25,000 teachers are on strike in the Windy City — and negotiations are fraught.
The Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate stood alongside the Chicago Teachers Union in its sixth day of striking for a better contract deal.
The strike will affect about 300,000 students in the country's third-largest school district.