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Sources: D.C. CFO Will Certify Teacher's Contract

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By Patrick Madden

Sources tell WAMU that D.C.’s chief financial officer will certify the tentative teacher’s agreement.

The agreement between the Washington Teacher’s Union and the school system had been held up over funding questions. Because the agreement relies on private money that could be pulled under certain conditions, D.C.'s Chief Financial Officer Natwar Gandhi said the city had to make sure it had enough money to fund the deal itself.

Now it appears the city has identified those sources of funding.

The contract must still be ratified by the union and approved by the D.C. Council.

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Collards And Canoodling: How Helen Gurley Brown Promoted Premarital Cooking

The legendary Cosmo editor, subject of two new biographies, knew sex sells – and food brings in ad money. She cannily combined them with features like "After Bed, What? (a light snack for an encore)."
NPR

Collards And Canoodling: How Helen Gurley Brown Promoted Premarital Cooking

The legendary Cosmo editor, subject of two new biographies, knew sex sells – and food brings in ad money. She cannily combined them with features like "After Bed, What? (a light snack for an encore)."
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The Legality Of Restoring Virginia Voting Rights

Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.

NPR

Sun-Powered Airplane Completes Historic Trip Around The World

"This is not only a first in the history of aviation; it's before all a first in the history of energy," Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard says. His plane flew more than 26,700 miles without using fuel.

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