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Portland Teachers End Strike After Winning Higher Wages and Smaller Class Sizes

HeadlineNov 27, 2023

In Oregon, thousands of teachers are expected to return to work today after reaching a historic tentative agreement with the Portland Public Schools district. The deal, reached Sunday, came more than three weeks after teachers at 81 Portland-area schools walked out on strike. The Portland Association of Teachers union said the tentative deal had secured key wins, including demands for higher wages, class size limits and more time to plan lessons.

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