Union leaders say they reached the agreement with the district just 48 hours before the current contract was set to expire.

The teachers union has raised concerns about whether safety protocols are being followed in schools. President Jerry Jordan said he supports a “safe” reopening.

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The Philadelphia district and the teachers union moved closer to a contract agreement, just hours after the union’s president told members “we are on the brink of a strike vote.”