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Who cares for Chicago's children?
Mass school closures in the US' third-largest city will disrupt students' lives and put their safety at risk.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 15:39 GMT
Chicago teachers vote to end strike
Public school classes to resume on Wednesday after what Mayor Rahm Emanuel calls an "honest compromise" with union.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2012 10:35 GMT
US teachers strike for second day in Chicago
Tens of thousands of teachers and their supporters return to streets as walkout becomes issue in presidential election.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 16:25 GMT
Should US schools be run like businesses?
Increased private sector involvement in US education is raising questions over the future of the public school system.
Inside Story US 2012
Inside Story: US 2012
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 15:19 GMT
Chicago school teachers go on strike
Action by 29,000 teachers demanding better pay set to affect the third-largest school district in the US.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2012 13:20 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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