Kenai school district, teachers avoid strike with agreement
September 17, 2019 1:39PM AKDT
KENAI, Alaska (AP) – The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and unions representing teachers and support staff have reached a tentative agreement and averted a strike that would have started on Tuesday.
Officials announced the agreement came at 1:37 a.m. Tuesday.
The three-year agreement covers a contract period from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2021.
Schools were scheduled to be closed on Tuesday because of the impending strike, but will start after a two-hour delay for the district’s 42 schools.
School officials said details of the contract agreement will be posted later Tuesday on the district and union’s web pages.