Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot gives ‘final offer’ to avoid Chicago Teachers Union strike over school reopening


Lightfoot has spent days insisting {that a} deal have to be made or else, with none consequence to the union when her deadlines come and go. CTU has been clear it thought-about her timetable for reopening elementary colleges by Feb. 1 to have been arbitrary and handled it as such. When either side couldn’t attain a deal over the weekend, she instituted a “cooling off” interval however nonetheless wasn’t in a position to land an settlement.