teachers strike http://northernpublicradio.org en Dixon Teachers To Strike This Week http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dixon-teachers-strike-week <p>Teachers in Dixon plan to strike Thursday.&nbsp; In an open letter to the community, the <a href="http://dixoneducationassociation.org/" target="_blank">Dixon Education Association</a> says unresolved issues include continued salary freezes and staffing shortages.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:57:06 +0000 Jenna Dooley 26028 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dixon Teachers To Strike This Week Teachers Strike in Crystal Lake http://northernpublicradio.org/post/teachers-strike-crystal-lake <p>LATEST: October 12-The Prairie Grove 46 Board of Education announced that the Board and the Teachers' Association have reached an agreement after 7 and ½ hours of mediation.&nbsp;&nbsp; The sole remaining issue revolved around health insurance contributions.&nbsp; Fri, 12 Oct 2012 14:57:29 +0000 Jenna Dooley 19752 at http://northernpublicradio.org Teachers Strike in Crystal Lake CTU Strike Raises Questions About Reform Law http://northernpublicradio.org/post/ctu-strike-raises-questions-about-reform-law <p>The Chicago teachers strike is serving as a test for an education law approved by Illinois lawmakers last year. The statute included a provision that created additional barriers for teachers to walk off the job. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:33:04 +0000 Mike Moen & Amanda Vinicky 18379 at http://northernpublicradio.org CTU Strike Raises Questions About Reform Law Rockford Teachers Strike Continues http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-teachers-strike-continues <p>&nbsp;</p><p>For the second day in a row, classes are canceled in the Rockford Public School district.&nbsp; Teachers remain on strike after Thursday&#39;s bargaining session failed to produce a contract agreement.&nbsp; Fri, 30 Mar 2012 10:00:32 +0000 Mike Moen 9363 at http://northernpublicradio.org