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Chicago teachers’ strike narrowly averted

Classrooms remained open on Tuesday in Chicago after teacher union leaders and the city hammered out a last-minute tentative contract agreement.

Veteran English teacher Sara Brenan works with students at Anderson High School's summer program in the Austin Independent...

Classrooms remained open on Tuesday in Chicago after teacher union leaders and the city hammered out a last-minute tentative contract agreement. The tentative agreement addresses issues such as pensions, class size in kindergarten through second grade, and teacher layoffs and pension. The four-year agreement must be approved by the Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates and voted on by its full membership. (Chicago Tribune)

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