Chicago students to return to classroom as Lightfoot reaches 'tentative agreement' with teachers union

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says City officials and the teachers union have made a breakthrough on gradually reopening schools in the nation's third largest district. CPS has finally reached a tentative agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union that opens up the school doors for safe in person learning. For our pre K cluster and K through eight students. If the union approves it, the agreement will end a months long, bitter labor dispute and avert a threatened strike. Teachers have been demanding stronger safety protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in classrooms.

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