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Chicago teachers vote to accept a tentative agreement after 11-day strike

Nov 16, 2019 - CNN

(CNN) -- Chicago teachers have voted to accept a tentative agreement, their union said Friday.

"With 80% of schools reporting, members have voted 81% yes to ratify the new contract with CPS (Chicago Public Schools)," the statement says.

Some of the gains of the new contract highlighted in the statement "include, mandatory class size caps and enforcement, language forcing CPS to comply with special education laws and regulations, sanctuary school protections for immigrant and refug...