Strongsville teachers strike: What you need to know for Monday

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio - Strongsville teachers are now on strike and that will affect city schools Monday morning.

Here are details to make sure you know as kids head out the door:

- Attendance policies are in effect. Any student who is not in school and is unexcused will have an absence counted

- The district will use substitutes who have completed background checks

- Any days the teachers are on strike will count toward the yearly total and will not be made up

- The school board said has hired a security firm and unarmed guards will be on campus, several videotaping the picket lines

- Extracurricular activities, including sports, are canceled for the week

- High school classes will begin at 7:20 a.m.

-  Bus drivers and cafeteria workers are not on strike

- The district is awaiting a response from the Ohio Department of Education on administration of Ohio Graduation Tests

Read more about the strike here: http://on.wews.com/YmKMn8

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