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U.S. Teachers Pay Close Attention To Chicago

Chicago public school students are out of school for a second straight day because of a teachers' strike. But the main sticking point isn't pay. Teachers are fighting a series of reforms that are being implemented in school systems around the country. Host Michel Martin speaks with Chicago Public Radio's Education Reporter Linda Lutton.
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What's The Best Way To Remember And Heal?

It's been 11 years since the September 11th terrorist attacks, and that date still resonates with millions of Americans. But host Michel Martin looks at whether annual commemorations of tragic events help or hurt. She speaks with psychiatrist Dr. Carl Bell and Civil War historian Kevin Levin, who lost a cousin in the 9/11 attacks.
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Top Stories: Sept. 11 Ceremonies; Chicago Teachers Strike Continues

Ceremonies at ground zero, the Pentagon and Shanksville; Chicago teachers away from the classroom for a second day as contract talks drag on.
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In New York City, A Somber Remembrance Of Sept. 11

Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne report on Tuesday's observance in New York City of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
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Vietnam To Sept. 11: A Daughter's Lessons

The anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has NPR.org editor Laurel Dalrymple thinking about her father — and how he could never talk about his experience in Vietnam. It's made her consider how she will pass on her experience of Sept. 11. What will you tell your kids about that day? Tell us in the comments.
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Chicago Classrooms Are Empty For A Second Day

Late-night negotiations have failed for a second day to resolve an impasse between the Chicago Teachers Union and city officials over such issues as teacher evaluations.

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Heavy Teens Eat Less But Weigh More Than Their Thinner Peers

Overweight teens eat fewer calories than their thinner peers, a new study says. So why do they weigh more? Researchers suspect a drop-off in exercise in the tween and teen years may be one reason.

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