September 14, 2012
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Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago teachers union , left, and vice president Jesse Sharkey stand before a meeting of the union’s House of Delegates Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Chicago.

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Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis arrives for a meeting of the union’s delegates Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Chicago. The city’s nearly weeklong teachers strike appeared headed toward a resolution Friday after negotiators emerged from marathon talks to say they had achieved a “framework” that could end the walkout in time for students to return to class Monday.

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Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago teachers union arrives for a meeting of the union’s House of Delegates Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Chicago.

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Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago teachers union responds to a question after meeting of the union’s House of Delegates Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Chicago. Lewis told the delegates that a “framework” was in place to end the teachers strike.

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Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago teachers union listens to a question after meeting of the union’s House of Delegates Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Chicago. Lewis told the delegates that a “framework” was in place to end the teachers strike.

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Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago teachers union, left, is greeted by a union member after her meeting with the union’s House of Delegates Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Chicago. Lewis told the delegates that a “framework” was in place to end the teachers strike.