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Sep 18, 2012 6:47 PM by Lacey Steele

Chicago students will go back to school after teachers' strike

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Teachers Union president says the city's students will be back in class Wednesday after delegates voted overwhelmingly to suspend a seven-day teachers strike.

Karen Lewis spoke during a Tuesday evening news conference after delegates met to consider a tentative contract proposal.

The teachers walked out last week over issues including how they are evaluated and job security.

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