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Union Says Hopes Dashed For A Quick Deal To End Chicago Teachers Strike

Class are cancelled again Tuesday as the Chicago teachers strike moves into its fourth school day. And after a week of reporting progress, talks seem to have broken down. WBEZ Education Reporter Sarah Karp shares the latest.

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The four Northwestern educators are charged with obstructing police during the protest. Those arrested questioned the timing, and the potential chilling effect on academic freedom.
School officials say separating students from their phones can help curb classroom distractions and cyberbullying.
The tension around taking on debt and the pension payment was the crux of a month-long delay of the school system’s budget proposal, which came out Wednesday.
CPS officials say cuts to staffing and other areas, among other initiatives, are needed to balance the budget this month. It’s unclear what path Johnson might take to fill the hole.
Northeastern Illinois University allows working adults to showcase their skills and earn a degree but financial limitations blunt the impact.