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Sweetwater Teachers Union Reaches Deal With District

Following months of negotiations and bitter disagreements, the Sweetwater Union High School District and the teachers union have reached a tentative deal.

MORE: View some details of the tentative agreement

Above: Sweetwater Education Association, a teachers union, tweets that it reached a tentative deal with the school district, April 10, 2014.

The Sweetwater Education Association announced via Twitter Thursday night that it reached a deal with the district on a contract, ending six months of talks. The two sides had been negotiating since October. Last month, 92 percent of the union's teachers voted in favor of a strike.

Details of the agreement were not immediately released. The major sticking points in the talks had been salary, health care and class sizes.

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