Articles By Yana Kunichoff, Chalkbeat Chicago

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Classes Canceled Monday As Negotiations Continue Into Sunday Night

School buildings will be open and students will be served breakfast and lunch at schools, and then be offered dinner to take home,

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As Chicago Strike Heads To A Second Day, Here’s Where Negotiations Stand

Negotiators remain deadlocked over adding support positions such as nurses and social workers.

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The Strike Is On: Chicago Teacher Delegates Overwhelmingly Pass Resolution To Strike

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she was disappointed that the union plans to walk out despite the city offering what she called a “historic package.”

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Union President Tells Chicago Parents To Prepare For ‘Short-Term’ Strike

The union’s Tuesday night announcement came just hours after Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters that she was ready to write staffing and class size promises into the union contract.

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‘Some Progress’ But No Deal As Chicago Teachers Union Strike Looms

Bargaining between City Hall and the Chicago Teachers Union will resume Tuesday but less than 48 hours remain before a strike could begin.

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With Less Than A Week Before Strike, Chicago Sweetens Offer To Teachers; Union Calls It ‘Insulting’

“We have bent over backwards to meet CTU’s concerns," the mayor's office said in a statement. But the CTU called the offer "inequitable."

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With One Week Before Strike, Chicago Mayor Says Union Not Acting ‘Urgently’ On Proposals

The CTU says the city is ignoring the union’s demands for contractual commitments to increase staffing and lower class sizes.

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Chicago Teachers Set Strike Date For Oct. 17 As Negotiations Fail To Yield Deal

Teachers will walk out and potentially shut down 500-some public schools on Oct. 17. That’s the same day that a separate union representing school aides has threatened to strike.