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Talks between Chicago and its teachers union are stalled — but teachers will still return for first day of school

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In Chicago, poor turnout at student vaccination sites perplexes school officials

‘Here to serve’: Five things to know about José Torres, interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools

This family fought a West Side school’s ban on Black hair styles — and now Illinois could ban hair discrimination

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Parents, teachers wonder what’s next after Chicago schools chief Janice Jackson says she’s leaving district

Chicago schools chief Janice Jackson stepping down, part of wave of exits in district leadership ranks

Illinois Report Card: State reports 88% graduation rate, but some other accountability measures blank

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Coronavirus is rewriting teachers’ job descriptions — and unions are paying close attention

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Amid school upheaval, Illinois’ top educator sees ‘goodness and ingenuity’ throughout state

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Illinois state board rejects pleas to save virtual school and another Chicago charter school

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The hard choice of what to cut: Illinois school districts weigh competing needs after governor suggests freeze

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Elected school board bill to get a renewed push in the Illinois legislature

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Frustrated Lincoln Park High School council calls for meeting with mayor, more transparency from Chicago Public Schools

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Lincoln Park High allegations test Chicago’s new protocol for investigating sexual misconduct complaints

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As principal, I often brought my desk into the hallway. It fostered bonds that made my school safer. 

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In Illinois state board’s $9.64 billion budget ask: more money for teacher recruitment, testing

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

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Three reasons why Chicago’s veteran pay dispute is something to watch

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Chicago is attracting more substitute teachers — but here’s why many classrooms still go wanting

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I thought Local School Councils were a way to make a difference. Here’s why I resigned.

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With zero students, another Englewood high school slated to close

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With Chicago teachers contract finalized, enforcement falls to teachers themselves

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Controversial plan to turn closed Humboldt school into teacher-focused apartments stalls again

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Chicago schools to compete again for special program funding, with revised rules for 2020

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Budgets, school ratings, charter schools: Side agreements to Chicago teachers contract reach for big changes

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Under the radar: Chicago teachers contract rolls forward limits on charter schools

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Three steps to finalization: What happens next with the Chicago teacher’s contract

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Here are the 5 days that Chicago will hold school to make up for time lost during the teachers strike

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Live updates from Day 11 of the Chicago teachers strike: One final back-and-forth

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Chicago’s teachers union and city reach a deal, ending 11-day strike

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As city and union tussle over strike makeup days, Chicagoans offer scheduling suggestions

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Chicago and union reach tentative pact — but teachers say an end to strike hinges on making up days

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Live updates from Day 9 of the Chicago teachers strike: After a tense day, a House of Delegates meeting but no deal (or school)