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Cheney District reaches agreement with teachers


Last updated 9/13/2018 at 4:50pm

After months of negotiations and more than 25 meetings, the Cheney School District and its teachers’ union avoided a strike and reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement on Monday, Sept. 10.

The Cheney Education Association will meet with its members to ratify the contract on Monday, Sept. 17 at 6:15 p.m. at Cheney High School. If approved, the agreement will be taken to the school board on Sept. 19.

Rumblings of a strike were circulating Monday afternoon before the meeting, with dozens of teachers rallying outside the district office carrying signs and chanting,...

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