The political relevance of Chicago is that of an insane asylum. Be that as it may, living in Indiana, we usually grab the popcorn and watch our neighbors yo the west destroy themselves.
Here’s more from the Manhattan Institute:
CPS and the teachers union have been at odds over pay and other benefits since their contract expired in June of 2015.
“If I had to make a prediction, I’d say look for a strike sometime in October,” DiSalvo said.
DiSalvo said that CPS will likely need to be bailed out by the rest of Illinois’ taxpayers since the city currently needs more than $1 billion annually to slow the growth of its own pension debt.
The cash-strapped school district closed 54 schools in 2013, less than a year after a teachers strike.