Teachers in Huntley Consolidated School District 158 declared an impasse Tuesday in their negotiations with the district.
The Geneva Education Association apparently has declared an impasse in negotiations with the school board, and administration officials were surprised to hear it.
Teachers in a third local school district could go on strike next month, joining their counterparts in Chicago and Lake Forest in staging a walkout amid stalled contract talks.
President Barack Obama and congressional leaders will sit down again this afternoon to try to reach an agreement on raising the debt ceiling. U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is not letting their apparent impasse discourage him.