As more than 29,000 Chicago teachers walked on picket lines today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it was "wrong... for our children" and urged negotiators to "stay at the table."
The strike is the first teachers strike for the city in 25 years.
"This is a strike of choice and it's the wrong choice for our children and it's not necessary," Emanuel said at a news conference today. "Totally avoidable. ... We need to just finish the job... given all the work that's gone on... to make sure that our kids...Full Story