Chicago charter schools are open, despite teacher’s union strike

The Chicago teachers’ strike continues, and thousands of students who attend public schools have nowhere to go. At Chicago’s charter schools, however, it’s business as usual. “Charter school leaders: Class is in session here”, Jon Seidel, Chicago Sun-Times, September 9, 2012. Professor Jay P. Greene’s blog post title says it all: “Chicago Charter Students aren’t just in school today, they are learning more than their district peers”, Jay P. Greene’s Blog, September 13, 2012.

Update: Strike has ended and schools are open again as of September 19, 2012.

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