Edwardsville School District

Edwardsville Schools
9:55 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Edwardsville School District approves new teachers contract, avoids strike

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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.

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Edwardsville teachers
3:30 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

Edwardsville teachers reject contract

An aerial view of Edwardsville High School. Teachers in the district voted Aug. 1 to reject the district's last contract offer, setting the stage for a possible strike.
(web/Edwardsville School District)

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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