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September 19, 2012

Editorial: The strike is over: Now ratify the deal

It bears repeating again and again because while the strike is over, Chicago’s teachers still must ratify the deal. And they should, without hesitation. The union’s House of Delegates ended the strike Tuesday, but the 26,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union still must weigh in.

The new contract is a win for all because, among other gains, it creates a high bar for hiring teachers. This sets the stage for major changes that we hope will improve teaching and learning.

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