Teachers Union strike enters 2nd week; Update: Emanuel: City to file suit

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Teachers will remain on strike. Chicago schools will not have classes for at least the immediate future as a deal was not reached with the Chicago Teachers Union.

#CTUStrike continues. No school Monday or Tuesday. Thoughts? #Chicago

— Tisha Lewis (@TishaLewis) September 16, 2012

stupid teachers get back to work!! you're hurting the children!! #CTUstrike

— Jess Nuñez ن (@jess_nnz) September 16, 2012

And the CPS strike continues… #ctustrike

— Omar A. Cervantes (@OCervantes12) September 16, 2012

More from Karen Lewis, the president of the Chicago Teachers Union:

Karen Lewis; delegates "aren't happy" "the big elephant in the room is closing of 200 schools" #CTUstrike

— Mary Ann Ahern (@MaryAnnAhernNBC) September 16, 2012

Karen Lewis: "its not a personal thing to me" won't say she's disappointed #CTUstrike

— Mary Ann Ahern (@MaryAnnAhernNBC) September 16, 2012

Karen Lewis: teachers "feel rushed" and want more time #CTUstrike

— Mary Ann Ahern (@MaryAnnAhernNBC) September 16, 2012

Karen Lewis: "thinks parents understand" #CTUstrike

— Mary Ann Ahern (@MaryAnnAhernNBC) September 16, 2012

Karen Lewis "this is the deal we got" won't call it a good deal; she did yesterday #CTUstrike

— Mary Ann Ahern (@MaryAnnAhernNBC) September 16, 2012

Update:

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city will file a lawsuit to try to force the end of the strike.

BREAKING: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says city will file lawsuit to force end of teachers strike

— The Associated Press (@AP) September 17, 2012

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/09/16/no-chicago-teachers-union-vote-strike-continues-into-its-second-week/

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