Just two days after several Strongsville schools were closed, school officials found another threat of violence.
The bargaining teams for the Strongsville Education Association (SEA) and Strongsville Board of Education reached tentative agreement on a contract Friday night that could officially end the strike.
Members of the SEA will meet at Strongsville High School at 5 p.m. Saturday to vote to ratify the contract.
The Strongsville Education Association represents nearly 385 highly qualified classroom teachers, guidance counselors and special education interventionists in the Strongsville City School District
The 383-member teachers' union hit the picket lines on March 4 after days of contract negotiations with the Strongsville City School District failed.
The sides met briefly with a federal mediator a couple times during the strike, but no major talks happened until spring break.
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.