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Andrey Burmakin
Andrey Burmakin
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The Ugly Truth About How We Can Fund Education and Stop the Strikes

A historian announced Washington's education crisis and teacher strikes are déjà vu for him. Apparently the exact same thing happened in New Jersey in 1976. Here's how they solved the problem, but you're not going to like it.

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Category: Education
Seattle City teachers remain on strike
Seattle City teachers remain on strike (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Pasco Not Only Striking District, Seattle Students Staying Home Too

Friday dawned in the Emerald City, with no end in sight to what some say has become a nasty, vicious teachers strike.

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Supreme Court Says No Charter Schools, Do You Care? [POLL]

On Sept. 4 the Washington Supreme Court threw out a 2012 voter initiative to allow charter schools. The lawsuit was brought by the state teachers union and argued charter schools violated the state's constitution. Justices agreed and now no new ones will be built and existing ones may get shut down. Are you OK with that? Did you vote for the initiative? Why?

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Judge might levy sanctions against Pasco teacher's union
Judge might levy sanctions against Pasco teacher's union (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)
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Franklin County Judge to Consider ‘Sanctions’ Against Teachers, Union

Superior Court Judge Alex Ekstrom is considering what to do next after Pasco teachers refused to honor his injunction to return to work Tuesday.

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Parkway School District, Facebook
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Adorable Video Shows How Great a Kindergartner’s First Day of School Is

Not every student dreads the first day of school. Sure, there are books, tests and homework on the horizon, but for some there's also a whole new world of discovery.

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Franklin County judge orders striking teachers back to work next week
Franklin County judge orders striking teachers back to work next week (Townsquare media image)
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Franklin County Judge Orders Pasco Teachers Back to Work Sept. 8

Following the ruling, social media and news outlets showed chants and speeches by angry teachers outside the courthouse.

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Prosser Schools facing possible strike September 8th
Prosser Schools facing possible strike September 8th (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)
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Mediation Requested to Help Settle Prosser Teacher Contract – Avoid Strike

Teachers and the Prosser School District had agreed to open school, and delay a potential strike until September 8th in an effort to give more time to reach a contract. But now, talks have broken off, and the District has requested mediation.

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Pasco Schools remain on strike
Pasco Schools remain on strike (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)
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Pasco Strike Talks Continue, Hotline Published For School Updates

First, if you need to know if school will be in session Thursday or onward due to the teacher's strike, the number to call (after 7pm) is 509-416-7874. Negotiations continue with hopes of ending the strike.

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Pasco, Chiawana (pictured) will play their games this weekend
Pasco, Chiawana (pictured) will play their games this weekend (Chiawana football website)
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Despite Strike, Pasco and Chiawana Football Games Will Be Played

As we work through Day 2 of the Pasco Teacher's strike, many are wondering how this will affect extracurricular activities such as dance, music and sports.

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Spokane teachers ready to strike Friday
Spokane teachers ready to strike Friday (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Spokane Teachers Vote to Strike Friday If Deal Not Reached

Pasco isn't the only school district facing potential delays in the start of school.

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