Strike cancels school Wed. in Kankakee district

January 19, 2010 3:49:17 PM PST
There will be no classes again Wednesday for students of Kankakee School District 111 because of a teachers strike.Talks with a federal mediator broke off after four hours Tuesday, and so far, no new talks have been scheduled.

Union members walked picket lines Tuesday after rejecting a tentative agreement last month.

The strike affects more than 5,000 students.