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What led them to this point why did they not -- -- -- Well it doesn't appear to be -- what's on the table as far as these systems city school district Spencer.
Is a 16% increase over four years in the teachers' union president Gerald Lewis says that they are close on that issue.
But -- -- there are other issues that they apparently have not been able to resolve one of the bigger ones is a teacher evaluations.
-- that is really just being I don't see it on them center on standardized testing.
Teacher yeah -- -- country -- Big scandal how the mayor in his comments last night and he's had few of course last week Republicans anyway -- said that this strike is on.
I am disappointed then we've come to this point given and you know all the other parties acknowledge how close we are.
Because this is a strike a choice.
And because of how close we are it is right that is unnecessary.
And the mayor is a central figure in this -- linked to the school day -- mayor Emanuel was elected he ran a platform of -- lengthening out their school day by an additional -- of the whale which was done teachers feel like a left out of the loop so there's bitterness in this particular dispute.
That support 22 questions here how many.
Are on the line at the moment with you Steve and what about the students what what will.
Right here outside the Chicago office.
Told the beginning -- all of the schools interestingly enough there is no instruction.
These schools will be open at least part of the -- -- someplace and is safe and to be supervised also we're hearing.
Today -- simple because schools are not in session so there is an act of there's also going to be some cost for the city's -- like -- that -- that if money.
At any city budget is like toothpaste attitude if you close off at one that usually sports editor another race so this is going to be a cost of the city as well.
City finances -- time.
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