Students in the East St. Louis School District are heading back to school today, after a month off due to a teachers strike.  About 6-thousand students did not go to school in October due to the walkout that ended last Friday when the union and district agreed to a tentative contract.

East St. Louis School District Superintendent Arthur Culver says the district will make up the 21 days pushing classes into late June.  Last Friday, the school district and the union that represents about 400 teachers agreed on a four-year deal to end the walkout.


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