A few thousand Chicago Teachers Union members and their supporters marched through downtown Chicago Thursday afternoon, protesting $100 million in planned cuts to school budgets.

Bargaining talks continue on heels of CTU rally

Thousands of Chicago Teachers Union members and their supporters marched through downtown Chicago on Thursday, protesting $75 million in school cuts planned to take place by the end of June. CTU and Chicago Public Schools officials have a bargaining session Friday to continue working toward a contract agreement.

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Fiske’s longer day: Photo Story

 

Fiske Elementary in Woodlawn is one of 13 schools that opted to introduce a longer school day beginning in September 2011. As a “pioneer,” Fiske Principal Cynthia Miller and her staff were able to design their own schedule without any constraints.