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Latest Round Of CCS/CEA Contract Talks Fail To Produce New Deal

Jun 25, 2019

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Negotiators for the Columbus City Schools and the union representing teachers met for more than 11 hours Monday, but failed to produce a new contract agreeement. 

Teachers represented by the Columbus Education Association have threatened a strike this fall if a new deal is not reached. Talks are now on hold until July 15, which is a contract-mandated 45-day "cooling off" period. Both sides say progress was made on Monday. The current deal expires on August 18.