Thursday, September 10, 2015

Seattle teachers strike enters 2nd day; negotiations planned

September 10th, 2015

Teacher Janine Magidman has lived and worked in Seattle for years, but she worries her newer colleagues will be priced out because their salaries haven't kept up with expenses as the tech boom makes the city increasingly unaffordable.
Magidman was one of thousands wearing red shirts and holding signs as Seattle teachers went on strike for the first time in 30 years. The walkout began Wednesday, on what was supposed to be the first day of school, and continued Thursday as the two sides remained split over teacher pay.

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