Release date: 8/25/ 2015
The East Liverpool, OH city school board and teachers union have ratified a new contract agreement reached last week with the help of a federal mediator.
According to local news accounts, the school board and the East Liverpool Education Association agreed to a request by the mediator to talk informally, which led to progress in their negotiations.
The new agreement, ratified by the parties, will remain in effect until Aug. 31, 2017.
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