The Edwardsville School Board approved a new contract with teachers tonight, ending talk of a potential strike.
The new, two year deal gives teachers assurances that the district will take action if class sizes get too large, which was a key sticking point in the previous contract offer.
And even though teacher pay is frozen for this year, teacher’s union president Dave Boedeker said he’s happy with the compromise.
Teachers in the Edwardsville, Ill. School District have voted to reject the district's last contract offer, setting the stage for a possible strike.
The contract rejection allows the EEA to file an official notice of intent to strike with the state's Educational Labor Relations Board.
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