Chicago teachers vote to ratify new contract
October 3, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Nearly 80 percent of the Chicago Teachers Union's members voted to ratify a new contract, the union said late Wednesday night.
CTU said it was the highest approval rate for a contract in its history.
The Chicago Board of Education has to approve the contract before it goes into effect.
CTU members have been without a contract since June.
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