Minneapolis (KROC AM News) - It appears the Minneapolis school strike is coming to an end.
Teachers and support staff walked off the job March 8th after talks with the district on a new contract reached an impasse. The major stumbling blocks included wages, class sizes and increased mental health support for students.
The school district has announced a tentative agreement with the workers was reached early Friday and students may be back in the classroom Monday morning - one week before spring break is scheduled to begin.
The striking workers are expected to vote on the agreement over the weekend.
Both sides are expected to hold news conferences Friday to discuss the settlement.
Nearly 29,000 students attend classes in the district’s schools.
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