CHICAGO (WLS) -- Members of the Chicago Teachers Union started voting Monday on the proposed CPS contract.
The union and school district reached a deal earlier this month, narrowly avoiding a teachers' strike.
The four-year contract means about $300 million more for schools, including higher pay for teachers and programs for students.
A simple majority has to vote "yes" for the deal to be approved. Teachers can vote at their schools on Monday and Tuesday.
CTU members to begin voting on CPS contract Monday
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