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“We said that we couldn’t solve all the problems of the world with one contract,” said Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. “And it was time to end the strike.”
The first teachers strike in Chicago in 25 years has come to an end after union delegates prepared to accept a final deal offered by the cash-strapped city. Neither the city nor the union is coming across as the clear victor of the standoff as 350,000 school kids on Wednesday returned to class for the first time in more than a week.
Neither side claims victory, yet hardly a mention of who lost: the schoolkids that lost a week of learning waiting for...