A battle between teachers and a far north suburban school district kept almost 3,000 students at home for a third day.
Zion-Benton Township High School District 126 teachers went on strike last Thursday. It affects the district’s two high schools, Zion-Benton and New Tech High School.
Both sides were expected to meet at 3 p.m. Monday in Gurnee to try to resolve all remaining issues, NBC 5's Dick Johnson reported. The school board's negotiator sais he was "hopeful" that progress could be made.