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Oakland students to return to class after district, striking teachers reach deal


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Students in the Oakland Unified School District will return to full classroom instruction Tuesday after the district and teachers announced a tentative deal. Monday’s announcement ends a strike that had kept 34,000 students out of school for more than a week. The agreement includes a 10% raise and more counselors, librarians and nurses. The two sides agreed to create a reparations task force for Black students and to work together to find housing for homeless students. The union representing 3,000 educators, counselors and other workers walked out May 4. The district is east of San Francisco. The tentative agreement will be put to members for ratification.

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