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Sep 18, 2012 Comments Off on Chicago Teachers End Strike Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: Representatives of unionized teachers voted Tuesday to end Chicago’s strike, and 350,000 students in the nation’s third-largest school district will be back in class Wednesday.

The union’s House of Delegates voted to end the seven-school-day walkout after debating details of a proposed settlement. Teachers, who will take several weeks to decide whether to accept the agreement, can return to their classrooms.

Over the weekend, delegates rebuffed the tentative pact negotiated last week between the union and Chicago Public Schools. Delegates said they needed more details on such key issues as the use of test scores in preparing teacher evaluations, job security and the recall of teachers who have been laid off.

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