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Chicago schools, union at odds over making up strike days

CHICAGO (AP) - Even with a tentative contract agreement in place, Chicago teachers continued to picket Thursday as their union and the school district...

Chicago teachers OK tentative agreement but strike goes on

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's teachers union voted to approve a tentative contract agreement with city officials Wednesday but refused to end a strike that...

Chicago teachers ok tentative agreement but strike goes on

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's teachers union voted to approve a tentative contract agreement with city officials, Wednesday, but have refused to return to work...

American students’ performance lags on Nation’s Report Card

WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Nation's Report Card is painting a dismal picture of math and reading achievement among American fourth and eighth graders...

Hackles rise as Chicago teachers strike drags into day 10

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's mayor on Tuesday accused leaders of the city's powerful teachers union of using its "political agenda" to hold up a...

Hackles rise as Chicago teachers strike drags into day 10

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's mayor on Tuesday accused leaders of the city's powerful teachers union of using its "political agenda" to hold up a...

Special needs families hope Chicago strike will bring change

CHICAGO (AP) - For seven school days, Mila Cohen's 14-year-old daughter retrieved her backpack and urged her mother toward the door - her usual...

Chicago teachers’ strike highlights support staff shortages

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Demands by striking Chicago teachers for more nurses, librarians and social workers are highlighting concerns that resonate in high-poverty school...

Affordable housing among striking Chicago teachers’ demands

CHICAGO (AP) - Striking Chicago teachers who are seeking smaller class sizes and higher pay also are demanding that the nation's third-largest city do...

NWS confirms a tornado touched down in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) - The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Dallas on Sunday night, causing structural damage and knocking out electricity...