Dixon strike http://northernpublicradio.org en Dixon Strike Ends After Early Morning Negotiations http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dixon-strike-ends-after-early-morning-negotiations <p>Teachers in Dixon will head back to class. The school board and teacher's union <a href="http://www.dixonschools.org/" target="_blank">reached agreement on a four-year contract</a> early Wednesday morning. Classes will resume Wednesday and students will begin standardized testing by the end of this week.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:33:38 +0000 Jenna Dooley 26788 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dixon Strike Ends After Early Morning Negotiations Dixon Strike Threatens Student Testing http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dixon-strike-threatens-student-testing <p>In Dixon, teachers and the school board remain split on how to resolve a strike.&nbsp; Members of the<a href="http://dixoneducationassociation.org/in-the-news-2/" target="_blank"> Dixon Education Association</a> bargaining team walked out of contract talks Monday. The main sticking point is salary increases. As they two sides stand apart on a contract, students are supposed to be taking standardized tests.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 10:26:17 +0000 Jenna Dooley 26731 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dixon Strike Threatens Student Testing