MONTROSE -- Students in one part of Susquehanna County are getting a longer Easter break. Their teachers are on strike.
More than 100 teachers in the Montrose Area School District walked off the job Tuesday morning after not being able to come to a contract agreement with the school board.
They've been working under the terms of an old contract that ran out last August.
The main sticking point is salary
There are signs of support for teachers but not everyone is siding with the union.
"We'll be here Thursday, we'll be here on Friday, but we hope we won't. We want to be back in the classroom, but the only way to do that is to have a settlement and the only way to do that is to negotiate across the table," said MEA president Teri Evans.
Officials at that school in Susquehanna County tell Newswatch 16 the strike can't last any longer than nine days.