Search the Archive

Chicago / Dowana Evans / Meg Oliver / Laurie Lake #1253252

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 17, 2019
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

To Chicago now, where teachers in the nation's third largest school district walked off the job today, as Meg Oliver reports, the city says it can't afford what the teachers want. By daybreak, thousands of striking teachers flooded the streets. Dowana Evans, who's been teaching sixth grade on Chicago's West Side for 13 years, was one of them. It's about equity, so it's not about the money. The most contentious issues, overcrowded classrooms in wage increases in a city plagued by gun violence and...
Duration:
00:01:45

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.