The Pulaski County Special School District's two unions said Monday night that they will not strike but will fight in court to preserve their negotiated contracts and recognition as bargaining agents.
The decisions came in an emergency meeting of the Pulaski Association of Classroom Teachers and the Pulaski Association of Support Staff — known as PACT and PASS.
On Friday, Arkansas Education Commissioner Tom Kimbrell directed the district's superintendent, Jerry Guess, to terminate union recognition along with the unions' current contracts and proceed with nearly $11 million in cuts for the 2012-13 school year.
Read tomorrow's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.
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