Teachers to Strike South Butler Schools
Rittmeyer, Brian C, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Starting Monday, all but about 100 students will have the day off -- and quite possibly the next 11 school days, too.
Teachers in the South Butler County School District are on the eve of starting their second strike since their last contract expired in June 2008. A strike lasted 18 days last fall.
If it goes the distance, this fall's strike could last for 12 days, district and union officials said.
In that case, students won't return to school until Oct. 7.
The state Department of Education will issue its own determination on when teachers will be required to return to work so that students can get 180 days of instruction by June 15.
The 100 …
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