Chicago Schools Cancel Classes as Teachers Prepare to Strike

The Chicago Teachers Union and the city’s new mayor failed to reach a contract deal. Classes were canceled for 300,000 public school students on Thursday. Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago said classes would be canceled on Thursday, as a standoff continued with the city’s public school teachers.Credit…Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune, via Associated PressOct. 16, 2019CHICAGO…