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Teachers plan strike in northeastern Pa. district

By Laura Devaney
December 14th, 2012

Teachers are planning to strike next week in a small community in northeastern Pennsylvania, reports the Associated Press. Officials in the Old Forge school district say the walkout is set for Dec. 20. That’s two days before winter break starts. Superintendent R. Scott Jeffery says the teachers union notified him Wednesday of the planned strike. The district says no reason was given for the walkout…

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Laura Devaney is the eSchool News Managing Editor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Laura interned at eSchool Media while attending UMD, and upon graduating, Laura was lucky enough to join the eSchool Media team. She enjoys covering mobile and handheld technologies, BYOD trends, equity in broadband access, and special education. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, boating, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura