Sep 18, 2012 The teacher's union in Chicago has decided to suspend the strike that's kept 350,000 kids out of school the past seven days.
Sep 17, 2012 Lake Forrest High School in suburban Chicago is fighting its own striking teachers by running the school without them.
Sep 11, 2012 Questions about how to care for children while their teachers are on strike are among the issues plaguing leaders and residents in Chicago.
Sep 10, 2012 350,000 kids have an unexpected day off today. So what are parents doing with their kids?
Sep 5, 2012 For the last year, union leaders have tried to push Mayor Rahm Emanuel into focusing on other issues: smaller class sizes, more art and music programs and job security.
Aug 17, 2012 Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe visits his childhood home -- a demolished public housing project in Chicago -- to see who made it out and who's moving up the economic ladder.
Aug 13, 2012 Renters trying to find places in hot up-and-coming neighborhoods in Chicago find themselves facing big price increases and stiff competition.
Aug 7, 2012 Each time there's a mass shooting in the real world, people ponder again the link between violent media and violent actions. The link isn't clear in recent cases -- and it's not proven as a general matter. But is there any harm in investigating alternatives?
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jul 27, 2012 Police shooting, protests highlight poverty in Disneyland's hometown.