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Latest News Wires Chicago teachers strike ends with a vote (+video)

Public school doors in Chicago will open on Wednesday following a settlement between the city and its teachers. Chicago's mayor Rahm Emanuel called the agreement, 'an honest compromise.'

By Mary Wisniewski and James B. KelleherReuters / September 19, 2012

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast

Chicago public school teachers voted on Tuesday to end their strike and resume classes in the third-largest U.S. school district, ending a confrontation with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that focused national attention on struggling urban schools.