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COON RAPIDS, Minn. - Negotiators for Anoka Hennepin teachers and the school district have agreed to resume contract discussions.

Anoka Hennepin Education Minnesota, the union for the teachers, said that a bargaining session on Monday was requested by the district negotiations team.

AHEM said that it remains committed to negotiating a fair contract for its 2,800 members; however, a strike authorization vote remains scheduled for April 17.

"We don't have any details about the district's new proposal may be, but we are looking forward to learning about it and working toward an affordable settlement that is good for our members and our students," said Julie Blaha, president of Anoka Hennepin Education Minnesota in a news release.

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