School Back in Session in Murphysboro

The teachers strike in Murphysboro is finally over. Students were able to attend classes again on Thursday morning. Parents of children who attend school within the district were informed on Wednesday night. MEA officials say, they have reached a tentative agreement with the school board. School for all students had been cancelled since October 3, 2019 because the MEA and the Teachers Association were unable to agree on a new contract. Their current contract expired on August12, 2019. There are currently no other details available at this time about the tentative agreement.

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