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Chicago Teachers Strike—Preserving the Record of a Big Win for the U.S. Working Class

Chicago Teacher Win A Victory For All
by Bill Onasch, Labor Advocate Blog, September 19, 2012

Teachers End Chicago Strike on Second Try
by Monica Davey and Steven Yaccino, New York Times,September 18, 2012

Vote Scheduled on Chicago Teachers’ Contract
by Monica Davey and Steven Yaccino, New York Times, September 18, 2012

As Chicago Strike Goes On, the Mayor Digs In
by Monica Davey, New York Times, September 17, 2012

CTU President Karen Lewis: Race, Class at Center of Education Debate
by Carol Felsenthal,, November 3, 2011

Chicago Public Schools Fail to Get Immediate Court Order Ending Teachers Strike
by Jason Meisner, Hal Dardick, Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, and Joel Hood, Chicago Tribune, September 17, 2012

Chicago Teachers Continue Strike as Mayor, Chicago Public Schools Attempt to Trample Free Speech, Right to Protest
Statement of the Chicago Teachers Union, September 17, 2012

Tens of Thousands Rally to Support Striking Chicago Teachers
The Real News, September 11, 2012

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Solidarity Can Help Ensure Victory for the Chicago Teachers Strike!
Statement of the Emergency Labor Network
The Labor Fightback Blog, September 12, 2012

Other Unions Show Support for Teachers
by John Byrne, Chicago Tribune, September 12, 2012

Behind the Chicago Teachers Strike
by Theresa Moran, Labor Notes, September 10, 2012

Teachers Rally; Lewis calls Emanuel “Liar and Bully”
by David Roeder and Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times, September 4, 2012

Chicago Teachers Strike: Union, Emanuel Disagree on Bottom Line
Huffington Post, September 9, 2012

More than 50,000 People Surround Chicago Board of Education in Support of Teachers’ Strike
by George and Sharon Schmidt, Substance News, September 10, 2012

30,000 Rally on First Day of Chicago Teacher Strike
by Fred Klonsky, September 10, 2012

Randi Weingarten at Democratic Convention: Teachers’ Union Leader Seeks Ways To Weather Criticism
by Jon Ward, Ed Notes, September 6, 2012

Stubborn Facts About Obama Education Policies That No Amount of Convention Sugarcoating Can Cover Up
by Mark Naison, The Chalk Face, September 7, 2012

Moms Booted from Michelle Rhee’s Film Screening During Democratic Convention
by David Edwards, The Raw Story, September 6, 2012

As Chicago Teachers Head Toward Strike, Democrats Turn on Their Union
by Theresa Moran, Labor Notes, September 7, 2012

Some Chicago Public Schools Custodians May Strike
by John Byrne, Chicago Tribune Clout Street, September 11, 2012

Director of Private School Where Rahm Sends His Kids Opposes Using Testing for Teacher Evaluations
by Mike Elk, In These Times, September 11, 2012

National Nurses United Supports Chicago Teachers
National Nurses United Blog, September 10, 2012