Chicago Reaches 'Tentative' Deal With Teachers to End Strike

Chicago's first teachers' strike in a quarter of a century appears likely to end this weekend after a five-day lockout full of heated negotiations resulted in both sides reaching a "tentative agreement" that could put about 29,000 public school teachers and 350,000 students back in the classroom Monday. Representatives from both the teachers' union and the city announced today that they had agreed on the framework of a deal and that they hoped to finalize it by Sunday, at which time the union's...Full Story
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