Murphysboro Teachers Still Without Contract

Officials with the Murphysboro Education Association met with officials from the Murphysboro Teachers Association. They held a meeting on October 3, 2019, but could still not come to terms on a new contract. School officials say on Thursday evening, that their scheduled football game has been forfeited against West Frankfort. School. Educators posted on Facebook that they had sent a counter proposal to the board; the MEA negotiations team received a message from the schools superintendent. Educators wrote in the post that they were prepared to stay all night to continue negotiations.  The post also said that members of the board would like to meet on Monday afternoon at 5.p.m. to continue negotiations.


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