Alton school board, teachers approve 2-year contract

ALTON, Ill. (AP) – The school board in the Mississippi River city of Alton has approved a two-year contract with teachers, ending concerns about a possible strike. The (Alton) Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/1QvecN6) the school board approved the agreement Tuesday. Alton Education Association members had approved the deal last week.┬áThe agreement includes wage increases and maintains…