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Strikes a lasting part of Senate Bill 7's legacy?

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And in West Chicago. District 33 teachers walk a picket line in February.

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Like in Grayslake. Grayslake District 46 teachers picket in January.

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Striking Chicago school teachers rally on Sept. 15, 2012.

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Grayslake Middle School teacher Wendy Chiswick looks for support from passing traffic as Grayslake Elementary School District 46 teachers walk the picket line outside Grayslake Middle School in January.

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Music teacher Jane Sundberg walks a picket line for West Chicago School District 33 teachers in February.

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An education reform package pushed through the state legislature in the spring of 2011 was hailed as nothing short of historic -- among its components, limiting teachers' ability to strike. Or so its authors thought. But two years after Senate Bill 7's passage -- and a year after its implementation -- many more strikes are occurring, making them a lasting part of the education reform package's legacy.
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    • And in West Chicago.
 
 District 33 teachers walk a picket line in February.
    •  Like in Grayslake.  Grayslake District 46 teachers picket in January.
    •  Striking Chicago school teachers rally on Sept. 15, 2012.
    •  Grayslake Middle School teacher Wendy Chiswick looks for support from passing traffic as Grayslake Elementary School District 46 teachers walk the picket line outside Grayslake Middle School in January.
    •  Music teacher Jane Sundberg walks a picket line for West Chicago School District 33 teachers in February.
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