In a November 18th news story, DCist reported D.C. teachers held demonstrations at at least five schools across the city after school on Thursday, continuing their push for a contract after their last one expired in 2019.
At one school, they chanted slogans like, “Support your teachers, support your students,” and waved signs that declared “FAIR CONTRACT NOW!” and “GOOD WORKING CONDITIONS = GOOD LEARNING CONDITIONS.”
Negotiations between the Washington Teachers’ Union and D.C. Public Schools have been at an impasse for more than three years. After entering an arbitration process last month, they returned to the bargaining table Thursday morning. Read the FULL STORY here.