Statement on the Chicago Teacher's Strike

October 21, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) issued the following statement as Chicago Public Schools announce the 4th day of cancelled classes:

“I stand with the teachers and school staff currently on strike in the Chicago Public Schools. Every student in Chicago should have reasonable class sizes, and enough social workers, counselors, nurses, case managers and librarians to provide the best learning experience for all students. I am sure the Mayor wants what is best for teachers, students, parents and the City of Chicago and I hope the two sides finalize an agreement as soon as possible.”