The book examines the events leading to the strike, analyzes the showdown and looks toward the future.
The Chicago Teachers Union claimed victories on Ames Middle School and Will Guzzardi.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a celebratory luncheon for the CPS workers at the UIC Forum.
Rousemary Vega called on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to pay more attention to Chicago Public Schools children.
A state charter board spokeswoman denied the allegation.
But Ald. Latasha Thomas (17th) countered, "School is not a baby-sitting apparatus."
The union said it will concentrate on issues, not candidates, "but 2015 is on."
The Chicago Board of Education was set to vote on 17 proposed new charters.
Members of the school community said they were looking to move past internal tensions and find solutions.
The City Council used an old trick to derail a demand to halt a Board of Education vote on charters.
CPS closures, Ventra snafus overshadowed aldermanic shifts in the City Council as Rahm kept rolling.
CPS said that in merger situations, it is ignoring the scores from the schools that disappeared.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it would improve school choice and ease overcrowding.
The Grassroots Collaborative mixed City Hall protest with Halloween to win more school funding.
A request for new charter proposals in neighborhoods where they haven't been welcome drew criticism.
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