SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP -- A teachers strike will stretch into a second week in Lackawanna County.
Union officials from the Abington Heights School District tell Newswatch 16 teachers will be back on the picket lines Monday morning.
Teachers rejected a new contract proposal from the school board Friday night.
The union and the board plan to meet again Monday to negotiate. Teachers could strike until October 2.
The two sides have been at odds over raises and health care costs.