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Chicago teachers strike enters day 2
Thousands of Chicago public school teachers and their supporters march through the Loop on Sept. 10: More than 26,000 teachers and support staff hit the picket lines in Chicago this week.
Thousands of Chicago public school teachers and their supporters march through the Loop on Sept. 10: More than 26,000 teachers and support staff hit the picket lines in Chicago this week.
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egotiations between Chicago's teachers union and the country's third largest school district did not result in a deal on Monday, leaving more than 350,000 children without a classroom for a second day. Tens of thousands of teachers went on strike on Monday, for the first time in 25 years. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing for sweeping changes, including a longer school day and year, and a new system for evaluating and paying teachers.

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