CHICAGO (AP) -- Dozens
of striking Chicago
teachers are protesting outside a Sept. 11 memorial event where Gov. Pat Quinn
The Chicago Democrat hasn't weighed in on
the walkout, which entered its second day on Tuesday.
As he headed into the event, Quinn walked
through the crowd, which sang "Amazing Grace" and held American
flags. He said "Good luck."
The teachers marched over from nearby Curie Metro
High School on the city's
Several protesting teacher groups citywide
have been marching as well. They included science teacher Joe Wasik, who says
teacher evaluations need to be fair, which is an issue under negotiation.