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Chicago teachers strike grinds into third day

2 years ago Wednesday, September 12, 2012 5:56:40 AM CDT September 12, 2012 Wednesday, September 12 2012 Sep 12, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press

CHICAGO - The public teachers strike that has halted classwork and upset family routines across Chicago is grinding into a third day with no sign of an imminent deal.

Union leaders say they will meet this morning to review a new proposal from school board negotiators that addresses all the issues still on the table. The board has requested either a written response or a comprehensive counterproposal from the union.

But the teachers are lowering expectations for an agreement, buoyed by energetic rallies in which even parents inconvenienced by the strike were waving placards in support.

Among the biggest remaining issues are a new teacher evaluation system and a process for deciding which laid-off teachers can be rehired.

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