Just two days after several Strongsville schools were closed, school officials found another threat of violence.
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio - No deal and no new talks are scheduled between the Strongsville teachers union and the school district.
Both sides agreed there was no progress made after the both met with a federal mediator for roughly 11 hours on Tuesday.
The meeting was called after the Strongsville Education Association (SEA) presented another counter-proposal to what the board called its "last, best offer."
Teachers began picketing on March 4.
"It's likely not centered just around Strongsville," said Phil Bessler, business clinic director at Baldwin Wallace University. "This strike is affecting the economy, stores, merchants all over the region."
The strike over salary and working conditions involves close to 400 teachers and about 6,300 students.
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.