2014 readers choice results
Article updated: 3/13/2013 4:16 PM

Teachers strike ends after 9 school days in Dixon

  • Article
text size: AAA
By Associated Press

The teachers strike in Dixon has ended after students missed nine days of school.

The Dixon Education Association and school board reached an agreement on a four-year contract early Wednesday. The Telegraph reports that students returned to classes Wednesday. About 170 teachers went on strike Feb. 28.

Advertisement

The teachers and board put out a news release saying details of the contract would be made available after both parties approve the agreement. Teachers say they will ratify the agreement Monday. The school board will approve the contract at its meeting on March 20.

A federal mediator helped with negotiations. The final negotiation session last nearly 8 hours, from 6 p.m. Tuesday until 1:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Contract issues included staffing, salaries and benefits.

Comments ()
We are now using Facebook comments to offer a more inclusive, social and constructive discussion. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.

This article filed under

Latest Video

MostViewed

Today
Yesterday
Most Commented
Top Jobs

    View all Top Jobs Place a job ad

    MarketsReport

    DHExtras

       
    • Newspaper next section - Newspaper next section Report card checker - report card checker
    • Dh innovation award 2 - Dh innovation award 2 Zillow /real estate page
    • Discuss refer On Guard series
    • Newspaper archives -- Monday or anyday Mike North

    FacebookActivity

    BusinessDirectory

    Connect with a business or service in your area fast. First select a town, then enter a search term or choose one of the listed popular searches:

    Don't see your town listed? Visit our full directory to begin your search.