Tentative agreement in Kankakee teachers' strike

January 21, 2010 5:04:10 PM PST
Kankakee School District 111 announced Thursday that the Board of Education and teachers on strike have reached a tentative agreement on their contract.Negotiations began Thursday morning at the Kankakee Public Library.

Kankakee School District 111 schools will be closed on Friday, January 22. According to the district, the teachers will meet on January 22 to vote on the tentative agreement. If they ratify the agreement, schools will re-open on Monday, January 25.