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Political daybook in Illinois and Chicago on Dec. 4

Dec 04, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

Today marks the beginning of the nation's first-ever strike by charter school educators as teachers for the Acero charter schools network begin picketing, canceling classes for thousands of students.

In all, some 550 teachers and paraprofessionals aren't showing up for classes, forcing Acero's management to shutter its doors to the 7,500 students enrolled.

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