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Jersey City School District, teachers union reach tentative agreement

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JERSEY CITY -

The Jersey City School District and the teachers union has reached a tentative agreement, ending the teachers' strike.

It's back to class for some 30,000 students and Jersey City public school teachers following a one-day strike.

The two sides came to a tentative agreement Sunday night.

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The details have yet to be released, but the contract dispute between the school district and teachers union centered on healthcare costs and pay.

The two sides were in negotiations all day Sunday, along with Mayor Steven Fulop.

The mayor tweeted, "Glad this came to a resolution and thank you to all the parties for spending 13 hours today together working towards a solution so that tomorrow we can all get back to moving the city forward."

The teachers had been without a contract for over eight months, since Sept. 1.

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