After more than 500 days of negotiations, members of the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Board of Education came to a “tentative agreement” minutes before midnight, averting a strike scheduled to begin just six hours later. Negotiations continued down to the wire, with rumors swirling that Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration would meet CTU demands to sweep extra money from the city’s Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts to give more to CPS.

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