Chicago: School Strikes Around the Corner?

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A new year began Tuesday for Chicago Public Schools students, but it could be interrupted after just four days if a possible teacher strike goes ahead.

As CBS 2’s Susanna Song reports, Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard and other school officials made a big splash at an assembly Tuesday morning, as they welcomed students back to class at Roberto Clemente Community Academy high school, 1147 N. Western Ave.

But parents and students weren’t so sure about the kickoff with a looming teacher strike that could cancel classes beginning Monday.

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