M. Spencer Green, Associated Press
Smaller, more subdued groups of teachers picket outside Morgan Park High School in Chicago, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, as a strike by Chicago Teachers Union members heads into its second week. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he will seek a court order to force the city's teachers back into the classroom.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Teachers Union president says the city's students will be back in class Wednesday after delegates voted overwhelmingly to suspend a seven-day teachers strike.
Karen Lewis spoke during a Tuesday evening news conference after delegates met to consider a tentative contract proposal.
The teachers walked out last week over issues including how they are evaluated and job security.