What's At Stake for Chicago Public Educators? - Gapers Block Mechanics | Chicago


Chicago's teachers are on strike. Having been a teacher who's talked to other teachers about taking this kind of action, I know it's not a decision that's reached lightly. On the one hand, it's a very powerful way to defend yourself and your profession, but it comes with great risk, especially in these times when public support for teacher unions seems so low. This post describes the feeling from a Chicago teacher's point of view.