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Boston teachers weigh in on Chicago strike

In an aggressive show of solidarity, Boston teachers took out a full-page advertisement in the Chicago Sun-Times Friday in support of their counterparts in that city, criticizing Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago for his handling of a bitter contract dispute.

At a press conference earlier this week, Emanuel said public school teachers in Boston had settled their contract dispute without a strike, unlike Chicago’s, and had accepted smaller pay raises in their recent contract settlement than Chicago teachers had been offered.

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