Just two days after several Strongsville schools were closed, school officials found another threat of violence.
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio - The Strongsville teachers' strike wrapped up its fourth week on Friday with no end in sight. Talks between the Strongsville Education Association and the Strongsville City School District stalled during an 11-bargaining session on Tuesday.
Many Strongsville families are expressing their frustration. One family we found on Friday has a sign posted in the lawn: "Student for Sale."
They said they're looking for someone to teach their daughter because she's not getting the quality education she should.
"We're just fed up with the strike, we want our teachers back. The children want their teachers back, they want to be learning. It's gone on way too long," Lori Green said. "Come back to school and come back to work."
"It's just frustrating because this is kind of an important year for juniors. It's the one that colleges look at and with not learning anything, it's going to affect our grades," said Strongsville High School junior Nicole Green said.
The strike started on March 4 and has included everything from teacher arrests to chaos at the high school.
All preschools, elementary schools and the high school were closed Monday in Strongsville after a bomb threat.
The principal of Chapman Elementary School in Strongsville is asking the community to be on the lookout for vandals who've been targeting the school and destroying property.
Families in Strongsville are hoping the fresh start of a new school year will remove the bitter taste from a teachers' strike that divided the community last spring.
The president of the Cleveland Teachers Union is suing the Strongsville City Schools Board of Education for information about teachers and subs who taught during the Strongsville teachers' strike.
Declining enrollment is cause for cutting teaching positions, according to Strongsville school officials.
A Strongsville High School Spanish teacher that crossed the picket line returned to work Tuesday to find many of her classroom belongings ruined.
Strongsville schools returned to normal Tuesday as teachers went back to their classrooms after the strike.
Strongsville teachers went back to school Monday afternoon after an eight-week strike that ended over the weekend.
The end to an eight-week-long teachers' strike in Strongsville brought about mixed emotions in the suburban-Cleveland community.