03/09/2013 11:47 am ET

UNO Charter Says Teachers Can Form Union

Teacher unions took another step into Chicago's charter world with the news that one of the city's larger charter networks, run by the politically connected United Neighborhood Organization, had agreed to allow its teachers to unionize.

The new agreement between Chicago ACTS, the city's charter teacher union which already represents teachers at 14 other schools, doesn’t mean UNO's 13 campuses and 300-plus teachers are unionized yet.

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