Murphysboro Teachers Ratify Tentative Contract with School Board, Strike Over

MURPHYSBORO – The week-long teachers’ strike in Murphysboro is over.

The Murphysboro Education Association voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the Murphysboro District 186 School Board Wednesday night. This means teachers and students will be back in the classroom today.

The MEA says details about the agreement won’t be made public until the school board votes on the proposal Tuesday night according to WSIL-TV.