- Associated Press - Monday, November 9, 2015

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Another negotiation session is set between one of western Pennsylvania’s most affluent school districts and the union representing its teachers.

Nearly 300 teachers in the Peters Township School District have been on strike since Oct. 28.

The union, school board and a mediator met Friday with no luck, but the sides were set to meet again Monday in hopes of ending the strike.

The teachers’ contract expired Aug. 31. The sides remain split over issues including salaries, class size and the length of work days.

School has been canceled until Nov. 27 unless an agreement is reached before then.

That’s the longest the teachers can strike while still guaranteeing students receive the minimum number of class days required by state law.

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