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Students get first-hand math lesson with school closings

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools officials ended months of speculation when they released the list of 54 schools the city plans to close, but the pushback against Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his schools chief is likely just starting to ramp up.


Chicago union leader: School resumes Wednesday

CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Teachers Union president says the city’s students will be back in class Wednesday after delegates voted overwhelmingly to suspend a seven-day teachers strike. Karen Lewis spoke during a Tuesday evening […]


Chicago teachers await vote that could end strike

CHICAGO (AP) – The head of the Chicago teachers union says delegates may have a lengthy debate about a new contract offer when they meet this afternoon. The meeting comes two days after they refused […]


Chicago mayor: Court must end teachers' strike

CHICAGO (AP) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked a state court to force Chicago school teachers back to work, ending a week-long strike he calls illegal. City attorneys asked the circuit court Monday to force […]


Negotiators have 'framework' to end Chicago strike

CHICAGO (AP) – The city’s nearly weeklong teachers strike appeared headed toward a resolution Friday after negotiators emerged from marathon talks to say they had achieved a “framework” that could end the walkout in time […]


Chicago schools to be closed at least 1 more day

CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Teachers Union said Thursday that the city’s public schools will stay closed for at least one more day, but the union president said she was hopeful that both sides were […]


Talks to end Chicago teacher strike make progress

CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Teachers Union president says a deal to end the city’s first teachers’ strike in 25 years is close, but she’s pushed back her timeline a bit. Just hours after predicting […]



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