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- The Brecksville-Broadview Heights teachers and staff unions held a press conference on Monday to explain their latest proposal: the unions want the school board to give up its right to impose a contract. In exchange, they would give up their right to strike. “The pledge,” as the Brecksville-Broadview Heights Education Association and Organization of Support Staff are calling it, would last until a new contract was signed. There has been no news from the school board on the proposal yet.
- Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan was in North Canton earlier this week. Check out Patch’s coverage and see how local Democrats and Republicans view Mitt Romney’s choice for a running mate.
- School starts soon! Check out all of our back-to-school coverage on this page. For parents with students starting middle school, check out our database to see how your school compares to others nearby, and read through some advice from local principals.
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