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“State law expressly prohibits the CTU from striking over non-economic issues, such as layoff and recall policies, teacher evaluations, class sizes and the length of the school day and year. The CTU’s repeated statements and recent advertising campaign have made clear that these are exactly the subjects over which the CTU is striking.” – Statement from Chicago school officials on the teachers strike that has stretched into a second week. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tried to get a judge to order an immediate return to work, but the judge wouldn’t comply.
News to know
President Barack Obama announced Monday in Ohio that his administration has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over China. Obama said China illegally subsidized auto exports.
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