HIGHLAND, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in a southwestern Illinois’ Highland School District appear headed to the picket lines, shutting down the schools as part of a labor dispute.
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HIGHLAND, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in a southwestern Illinois school district authorized a strike Tuesday night and rejected the school board’s latest contract offer after hours of negotiations.
A local lawmaker says if you want to place blame anywhere for the just-ended strike of Galesburg teachers, blame the State of Illinois.
After the Galesburg Education Association’s membership ratified a four-year contract on Thursday, emotions were still running high into the evening.