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Emanuel: Teacher Strike is a Hazard to Safety and Health of Children

Reyne Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 4:14 PM
Don 't promote them if they are not reading at grade levell.

As Kevin wrote yesterday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is turning to the court system in order to end the ongoing Chicago Teacher's Union strike. More than 350,000 students have missed school for over a week now, something Emanuel is calling a hazard to their health and safety.

Emanuel said the strike was illegal because it endangers the health and safety of students and concerned issues - evaluations, layoffs and recall rights - that state law says cannot be grounds for a work stoppage.

"This was a strike of choice and is now a...