"The Board and the Faculty Association are committed to working hard and in good faith to reach an agreement as soon as possible," a joint statement read at the last school board meeting stated. "Both the Board and faculty representatives have agreed to keep the content of our discussions confidential as we focus on reaching an agreement."
Neither side will release details of what the teachers are seeking, but last time contracts were renewed, the Board agreed to a 3.5% increase in salaries for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years.
So Patch wants to know, based on the information we have so far — would you like to see a strike, or do you think both sides should compromise so that schools can stay in session? Let us know in the poll above, and elaborate on the comments below.