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Teachers And School Board To Meet With Mediator

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Teachers in Burlington will not be going on strike on Wednesday after the union and school board have agreed to meet with a mediator.
The teachers had voted last week to go on strike Wednesday if the board didn't return to the negotiating table and reach a settlement.

The school board and teachers' union plan to meet with the mediator on Wednesday.

The teachers' union said Tuesday that it will be ready to negotiate a contract that at least covers this year.

The union says if no agreement is reached, the strike will start Thursday.

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