On Tuesday, April 3, the Elmhurst Teachers Council ratified its tentative agreement with the Elmhurst District 205 School Board, according to a press release from the School District.
The was drafted March 20, after the School Board had declared . The district has been in negotiations with the teachers union for the past 18 months.
This was the third tentative contract reached by the two entities in the past year. The first two agreements were overwhelmingly rejected by the teachers, in and last February.
Details of this most recent contract will be released once it has been ratified by the Board of Education. The board will vote on the tentative agreement at its Tuesday, April 10, meeting.
The Elmhurst Teachers Council, Local 571 of the American Federation of Teachers, represents more than 600 certified staff in Elmhurst Unit District 205.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.