The Chicago Teachers Union has entered into day two of its strike and officials say they are not close to a deal with the Chicago Public Schools, despite city Board of Education President David Vitale having claimed otherwise.
“The Chicago Teachers Union has 49 Articles in its contract, to date, we have only signed off on six of them,” said CTU spokeswoman Stephanie Gadlin in a press release. “The Chicago Public Schools has made proposals to change nearly every article. It is not accurate to say both sides are extremely close—this is misinformation on behalf of the Board and Mayor Emanuel. We have a considerable way to go. This is a fact they cannot deny."
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