PARK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– For the first time since last week, the teachers union in Park County and the school district are meeting once again. The teachers went on strike on Monday.

Classes are once again cancelled for Thursday, making the strike four days long.

Park County teachers strike

Park County teachers (credit: CBS)

The South Park Education Association said they tried meeting with the school board and superintendent for a scheduled meeting earlier on Wednesday but were asked to leave.

Both sides are trying to reach a deal on a new contract.

Park County teachers strike

Park County teachers (credit: CBS)

The teachers want $6,000 raises, but the school district says it can only afford $2,000.

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