- Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and Chicago Public Schools representatives voiced optimism on Thursday that a deal could be reached by the end of the day to end the current strike.
- CTU delegates will attend a meeting on Friday, where a vote could take place to approve a new contract.
- If a deal is reached, classes in Chicago could resume as soon as Monday.
From the article:
The two sides in the Chicago teachers strike remained optimistic about a deal as they resumed contract talks today, but it appeared the earliest classes could resume would be Monday.
On a scale of 1-10, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said "I'm a 9" on a deal being reached today. But she said classes would not resume Friday because the union's House of Delegates would have to approve ending the strike. ...