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Chicago Tribune

Oct 20, 12:00 AM

Chicago mayor fighting city's teachers union over his push for a longer school day

After lobbying in parking lots, allegations of vote manipulation and a shouting match that ended with a hug, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has persuaded just 13 out of hundreds of Chicago schools to break with their union and accept cash in exchange for lengthening the school day for the city's students.

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