Talks were set to start again Wednesday morning with Chicago's school board and striking public school teachers seemingly miles apart from reaching a deal to get 350,000 children back in school.
And as rhetoric and accusations came from both sides, mothers like Terrilyn Alexander scrambled to turn her family dining room into a classroom. Alexander and her husband are giving their three children four hours of schoolwork daily and say they can't help but resent it.
"What bothers me is the selfishness," Alexander told CNN affiliate WBBM. "The fact is, there should never be a reason to keep children out of school."
Talks ended Tuesday night with neither side expressing optimism that an agreement was near.FULL STORY