Teachers outside Kilmer Elementary School in Rogers Park picket on the first day of the 2019 teachers strike.Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

Wins, Losses And Painful Compromises: How 5 Major Issues In Chicago’s Teacher Strike Were Resolved

It’s clear that Chicago teachers are walking away with more than they had before the strike. But the city also ended the impasse having met its goal of limiting new spending to $500 million or less each year.

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Coronavirus Kill 51 More Illinoisans, Including Child In Cook County

The state also reported 6,110 confirmed cases, bringing the total to 389,095.

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Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen

The event hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s office will take place from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.

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Block Club Chicago Named Best News Website Finalist In Editor & Publishers’ National EPPY Awards

The reader-funded nonprofit newsroom was also honored as a finalist for the Best Community Service award as part of the Lens On Lightfoot collaboration.