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Teachers Strike in Pa.

By The Associated Press — October 28, 2008 1 min read
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More than 280 teachers in a western Pennsylvania school district were on strike last week after a late-night bargaining session failed to produce a new contract. Teachers in the 2,900-student South Butler County district have been working under a contract that expired June 20. Teachers have asked for almost a 6 percent raise, while the district is offering a little more than 3 percent.

A version of this article appeared in the October 29, 2008 edition of Education Week

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