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Minneapolis (KROC AM News) - It appears the Minneapolis school strike is coming to an end.

Teachers and support staff walked off the job March 8th after talks with the district on a new contract reached an impasse. The major stumbling blocks included wages, class sizes and increased mental health support for students.

The school district has announced a tentative agreement with the workers was reached early Friday and students may be back in the classroom Monday morning - one week before spring break is scheduled to begin.

Minneapolis Public Schools
Minneapolis Public Schools
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The striking workers are expected to vote on the agreement over the weekend.

Minneapolis Public Schools
Minneapolis Public Schools
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Both sides are expected to hold news conferences Friday to discuss the settlement.

Minneapolis Public Schools announcement
Minneapolis Public Schools announcement
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Nearly 29,000 students attend classes in the district’s schools.  

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