Chicago's Deputy Mayor Sybil Madison, left, Chicago Public Schools Chief Education Officer LaTanya McDade, and the school district's Chief Operating Officer Arnie Rivera, joined by members of the Chicago Public Schools bargaining team, talked with reporters after negotiations at 2:30 a.m. Oct 29, 2019, about progress in contract bargaining. Yana Kunichoff / Chalkbeat

Teacher Strike Continues To Ninth Day After Marathon Talks Fail To Reach Accord

“On… issues like class size and staffing we have gotten the closest we have ever been.”

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

CPS Dodged Reforming Police In Schools For Two Years, Inspector General Says. Now, District Vows To Do Better

For five hours Thursday, aldermen grilled CPS and CPD officials about why they failed to address concerns about police in city schools.

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Chicagoans Flock To Closed Beaches, But City Plans To Kick Them Out This Weekend

The city's "social distance ambassadors" weren't having much luck clearing Montrose Beach Thursday. “We tried telling them but they ignored us."

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Want To Stop The Violence? Keep Showing Up, Pastor Says While Bringing Food, Other Essentials To South Siders

The Trap Pastor will return to his outpost near Moran Park on Friday at 3:30 to give out hot dogs, hamburgers, groceries, masks and baby items for those in need.