Chicago Teachers Union chief Jesse Sharkey, center, speaks to the press after a House of Delegates vote to accept a tentative contract following an 11-day teachers strike last year. Yana Kunichoff/Chalkbeat

Chicago Is Weighing Whether To Reopen Schools. Can It Move Forward Without The Consent Of Its Teachers?

Chicago schools officials have met regularly with the Chicago Teachers Union representatives, but they haven’t agreed on a road map or even on the need for one.

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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.