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Moving on after the Chicago teachers' strike

Sep 19, 2012
The Chicago teachers union voted to end their strike yesterday, but repairing relations will take time.
Posted In: teachers, strike, Chicago

Chicago teachers end strike

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.
Posted In: strike, Chicago, teachers

Chicago area school stages strike workaround

Sep 17, 2012
Lake Forrest High School in suburban Chicago is fighting its own striking teachers by running the school without them.
Posted In: Chicago, strike, teachers

Chicago teachers' strike begins second day

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.
Posted In: Chicago, strike, teachers

As Chicago teachers strike, parents have to make new plans

Sep 10, 2012
350,000 kids have an unexpected day off today. So what are parents doing with their kids?
Posted In: Chicago, teachers, strike

Chicago teachers nearing strike

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.
Posted In: Chicago, Education, teachers, strike

Economic mobility in Chicago's projects

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.
Posted In: Chicago, poverty, public housing, Segregation, economic mobility

Rental markets tighten up in Chicago

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.
Posted In: Housing, Chicago, rent

Occupy movement takes up responsible banking cause

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.
Posted In: Occupy, banking, Chicago

Chef Charlie Trotter on why he's closing his restaurant

May 8, 2012
The world-renowned Charlie Trotter's restaurant in Chicago will be closing this summer after 25 years of service. The chef explains his decision.
Posted In: Charlie Trotter, restaurants, Chicago, dining

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