The Chicago Teachers Union spent almost $1.5 million on political activity including lobbying, in the months leading up to a two-week strike in the fall, according to a published report.
Just 582 employees crossed the Chicago teachers strike picket lines in October, a new report has found.
The Chicago Board of Education has approved deals with teachers and support staff.
Chicago teachers have voted in favor of the contract deal that ended an 11-day strike.
Chicago teachers are voting on the tentative contract deal that suspended an 11-day strike.
The Illinois High School Association is appealing a judge's decision to allow Chicago Public School cross-county runners to compete in state meets.
Chicago Public Schools officials have proposed how they intend to make up five of 11 school days lost in a teachers strike, including adding days to the end of the school year and shortening breaks.
After all the back and forth with the Chicago Public Schools teacher strike and the challenges on the Illinois High School Athletic Association, CPS athletes got their chance to compete Saturday in both cross country and football state playoffs.
Chicago teachers and more than 300,000 students affected by an 11-day strike returned to classrooms Friday amid a tentative agreement that ended the walkout and is expected to shape education in the nation's third-largest city for the next five years.
Chicago teachers and the nation's third-largest school district reached a labor contract deal on Thursday, ending a strike that canceled 11 days of classes for more than 300,000 students.
Even with a tentative contract agreement in place, Chicago teachers continued to picket Thursday as their union and the school district remained at odds over making up school days lost to the strike.
The union representing 25,000 striking Chicago's teachers voted to approve a tentative contract agreement with city officials but refused to end a strike that has canceled two weeks of classes unless the city's mayor adds school days to cover that lost time.
Chicago's teachers union voted to approve a tentative contract agreement with city officials Wednesday but refused to end a strike that has canceled two weeks of classes unless the city's mayor adds school days to cover that lost time.
The Chicago teachers strike cancelled classes for a 10th day Wednesday, but there was renewed hope for several high school football teams that are at risk of being locked out of the state playoffs if the walkout endures.
Chicago Police arrested several protesters Tuesday afternoon at a Chicago Teachers Union sit-in outside the headquarters of developer Sterling Bay on the Near West Side.
Chicago's mayor on Tuesday accused leaders of the city's powerful teachers union of using its "political agenda" to hold up a contract agreement to end a strike that will keep students from classrooms for at least 10 days.
Chicago schools have canceled classes for a ninth day as talks to end a teachers' strike appeared stalled Monday.
There will be no school in Chicago on Monday, Oct. 28 as the teacher strike continues.
Contract talks between Chicago Public Schools and striking teachers are resuming, with city officials saying the gap between the two sides remains huge.
Negotiations in the Chicago teachers strike continued late Saturday night, with the teachers union coming out around 11 p.m. to say that productive talks are ongoing.