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No deal in Chicago teachers strike; classes out for 9th day

October 29, 2019


Representatives for Chicago teachers and the nation’s third-largest school district said early Tuesday that they had failed to reach a settlement to end a strike that has canceled classes for nine days.

Talks were set to resume Tuesday, hours after a 16-hour bargaining session that began Monday morning wrapped up without a tentative agreement.

City officials said they were frustrated to end the day without a resolution to the strike but were encouraged by some progress on teachers’ key demands for smaller class sizes and additional staffing in schools.

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