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Tue Sep 11, 2012, 10:56 PM

Charter schools in session despite strike [View all]

Source: Chicago Tribune

Leslie Daniels enrolled her son in a Chicago charter school three years ago because she didn't like the education he was getting in his local neighborhood school.

In the back of her mind, she also knew the school was less likely to be affected by labor problems because its teachers are not members of the Chicago Teachers Union. That's an added benefit now that the union has called for its first walkout in 25 years. All of the city's charter schools will remain open Monday.

"I'm glad I made the switch," said Daniels, 55. "I feel for the other parents because a lot of them are working. What are their children going to be doing?"

Read more: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-charter-school-strike-20120910,0,3133187.story



Although I don't live in Chicago, but I send my kids to a charter school and I am very pleased with it!

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