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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
The dramas North Koreans won't see anymore
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