Chicago teachers strike for first time in 25 years

[caption id="attachment_108736" align="alignleft" width="215"] As the strike deadline approached, parents spent Sunday worrying about how much their children's education might suffer.[/caption]

Thousands of teachers walked off the job Monday in Chicago's first schools strike in 25 years, after union leaders announced that months-long negotiations had failed to resolve a contract dispute with school district officials by a midnight deadline.

The walkout
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