chicago

Economic policy uncertainty is falling, but job growth isn't spiking as promised.

February finally gave Chicago a reprieve from its murder spike. That suggests a new strategy might be working.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 6, 2013
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The teachers blunted Rahm's impact, but the city is still moving in the direction he wants.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 19, 2012
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Recall policies improve teacher job security, but the evidence suggests they hurt student learning.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 14, 2012
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The Chicago Teachers union has laid out in detail what it wants to do to fix schools. It'll cost over $700 million.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 13, 2012
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The Chicago teachers' strike is shaping up to be one of the most important labor disputes in years. But what are the two sides actually fighting about? Let's break it down, piece by piece.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 10, 2012
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Studies stuggest that the Chicago strike will hurt students' test scores, which could hurt their chances of going to college, how much they earn as adults, and more.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 10, 2012
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