School Closings And Delays

North Pocono To Strike

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MOSCOW — Newswatch 16 has learned that teachers from a school district in Lackawanna County plan to go on strike later this week.

According to North Pocono School District’s website, the teacher’s union told administrators Sunday the union will strike Thursday, April 18.

This comes after contract negotiations apparently failed.

Administrations in the North Pocono School District in the Moscow area say they do not know how long the strike would last.