- The Chicago Board of Education announced Wednesday that it had approved a new three-year contract with the Chicago Teachers Union.
- The agreement followed a September teachers strike in the city and addressed concerns over a number of topics, including teacher evaluations.
- The union already approved the contract with 79% voting in favor earlier this month.
From the article:
"... The contract includes a new teacher evaluation system and better opportunities for teachers to keep their jobs if their schools closed. It also includes an agreement on how to implement a longer school day. ..."