Sep 19, 2012
The Chicago teachers union voted to end their strike yesterday, but repairing relations will take time.
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.
May 17, 2012
Chicago is getting ready for all the world leaders who will be in town for the big NATO meeting that starts today -- and for the busloads of people who will be coming into town to protest. Some will be associated with the Occupy Movement, which is hoping to re-ignite after a quiet winter.