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Boston teachers offer concessions on pay, evaluations

The Boston Teachers Union proposed a deal Thursday to break deadlocked negotiations for a new contract, making major concessions on wages and a new teacher-evaluation system that would speed the dismissal of those deemed ineffective.

Wages and evaluations have been the biggest stumbling blocks in 27 months of contentious negotiations, and the union gave the School Department until the close of business Sept. 4 to accept the proposal, or it would be rescinded.

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