llinois News Network (Oct. 11) – Details are emerging in the tentative deal between the state’s largest school district and the Chicago Teachers Union, and experts worry that taxpayers lost out. Chicago Public Schools avoided a strike by reaching a tentative agreement with the CTU late Monday night. U. of I. School of Labor Employment Relations professor Michael LeRoy says the union fared better in the negotiations. “By nearly all accounts, it’s a win for the union,” LeRoy says.