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Oakland teachers reach tentative deal to end strike

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Oakland public school teachers have reached a tentative deal to end their 7-day strike, per the Oakland Education Association and the Oakland Unified School District.

Details: The new contract will be formed so it "provides a total compensation increase of 14% - an 11% on-going salary increase with a one-time 3% bonus for educators," according to the OUSD press release. It also will reduce class sizes.

Go deeper: There's no end in sight for the nationwide wave of teacher strikes