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Chicago Teacher Layoffs Racist, Teachers Union Claims

The Chicago Board of Education targeted teachers in black neighborhoods for layoffs in 2011, firing African-American teachers at a higher rate than white co-workers, the teacher's union claims in a class action.

Chicago Teachers Union Local 1; the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, and three teachers sued the Board of Education of the City of Chicago in Federal Court.

Source: Courthouse News. Read full article. (link)

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