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Thousands Of CPS Teachers Rally During Mayor Lightfoot Budget Address

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Chicago teachers shifted from the picket lines in front of schools to a massive rally around City Hall on Wednesday.

Thousands of union members marched downtown and surrounded City Hall as Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivered her budget address.

CTU President Updates On Rally

CTU President Jesse Sharkey provides an update ahead of the CTU rally in The Loop.

Posted by CBS Chicago on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The rally was peaceful and did tie up traffic downtown as streets surrounding City Hall were closed. Streets were opened by lunchtime.


Additional Chicago police officer were deployed during the rally.

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