The news is welcome from the Kennewick School District's facebook page:

Tentative Agreement reached by Kennewick Education Association and Kennewick School District --

The Kennewick Education Association and the Kennewick School District are pleased to announce that they have reached a Tentative Agreement.

Kennewick Education Association members will hold a general membership meeting to vote on ratification tomorrow, August 30, at 10 a.m.. There will be no school on Friday, Aug. 30 pending the results of the ratification vote.

Details on the specific terms of the contract will be available following that meeting, should the members of the Kennewick Education Association vote to ratify the contract.

If the contract is ratified, school will resume on Tuesday, September 3.