The recession dramatically slowed the number of people making the trek to the suburbs to raise a family. Now, those who are unable or unwilling to leave are turning to Chicago's public and private schools, a development that holds both potential and peril for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his efforts to improve the school system.
When Jill and Paul Syftestad's oldest daughter was ready to start school four years ago, they put their South Loop townhouse on the market and planned to move to the suburbs. One offer fell throug...
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