Chicago teachers, school officials resuming talks to avert strike

Jul 23 2013

Thousands of Chicago Public School teachers rally before marching to the Board of Education's headquarters in ChicagoCHICAGO (Reuters) – Negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and the nation's third-largest school district were going down to the wire on Sunday, as teachers threaten to strike on Monday over Mayor Rahm Emanuel's demand for sweeping school reforms. Both sides expressed varying degrees of optimism on Saturday night about chances for a resolution, although school district officials sounded more hopeful than union leaders. School board President David Vitale said he thought the district's latest proposal was "very close" to what was needed for a deal. Talks resume on Sunday morning. …

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