Articles By Yana Kunichoff, Chalkbeat Chicago

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With Zero Students, Another Englewood High School Slated To Close

Since 2001, at least 16 public schools have closed in Englewood while charters continue to open.

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City And CTU Reach Tentative Pact — But Teachers Say An End To Strike Hinges On Making Up Days

If the mayor agrees, the deal potentially ends a two-week strike and sends the district’s 25,000 teachers back to work.

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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.”

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Strike Heads Into Eighth Day With City, Teachers Union Still At Odds

The city estimates its offer to the teachers union at $500 million over a proposed five-year contract.

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Chicago Teachers Tired But Resolute As Strike Winds Down Second Week

“My morale is pretty low. I feel a bit defeated, but I am still going to keep coming back each day," one teacher said Friday.

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Chicago Teachers Strike: Union Now Hoping School Might Resume Monday

The union hinted at a deal that could lead to school resuming Monday. “That is absolutely our hope,” said Jennifer Johnson, the union’s chief of staff.

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Negotiations Deadlocked As Chicago Moves To Its Fifth Day Without School

Striking teachers rallied in the Loop Wednesday morning at the start of Day5 of the strike.

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Chicago Teachers Talks Stall; No Hope For Early End To Strike, Union Warns

“Unless there’s a change at the top of the city in regards to their willingness to make meaningful changes, we’re not likely seeing a quick settlement to the current strike,” union President Jesse Sharkey said.