Uganda opened its schools yesterday for the first time in nearly two years. It's the longest school shutdown of any country in the world. Though students, teachers, and parents are excited for school to begin again, many students won't be returning.
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Teachers and students in Chicago's public schools returned to classrooms on Friday as a strike by the teachers ended. The Chicago Teachers Union, which represents the teachers, settled with the city of Chicago on October 31.
Teachers in Chicago's public schools have been on strike since last Thursday. The teachers stopped work in an effort to improve their pay and get more support for students at school.
Peter Tabichi, a math and science teacher who has worked to change life for students in a poor area in Kenya, has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019.
When workers think they aren't being treated fairly, one way they can make their voices heard is by striking - refusing to work. Here's a look at four different groups of workers striking around the world.