- Associated Press - Thursday, October 9, 2014

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) - Reynoldsburg teachers and the city’s school board have approved a new contract, ending a three-week strike.

The Columbus Dispatch reports (https://bit.ly/ZSE3HG ) the Reynoldsburg Board of Education unanimously approved the contract at a meeting Thursday evening. Teachers had already voted to approve it Thursday afternoon.

Teachers in the district of about 7,000 students had been on strike since Sept. 19.

The approved three-year contract addresses class sizes and provides cost-of-living raises for teachers.

Reynoldsburg school officials say school will be cancelled Friday so teachers can set up their classrooms and prepare for classes on Monday.

The district is located east of Columbus.


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