CHICAGO (WLS) -- Union leaders say the teachers have reached a tentative deal with management to avoid a strike.
Unless an agreement had been reached, this would have been the first strike of a charter operator in U.S. history.
Teachers said they won major concessions from management, including the promise of higher wages. There has been no comment yet from management.
There will be a vote on the tentative agreement in the coming weeks.
Passages Charter School serves about 500 students.