SEATTLE (AP) _ Teachers in Seattle, Issaquah and Mercer Island are the latest to hold a one-day strike to encourage Washington lawmakers to pay for voter-approved class-size reductions and put more money into the state education budget.

SEATTLE (AP) _ Teachers in Seattle, Issaquah and Mercer Island are the latest to hold a one-day strike to encourage Washington lawmakers to pay for voter-approved class-size reductions and put more money into the state education budget.
Seattle is the state’s largest school district, with about 3,000 teachers. The Washington Education Association says they will be picketing on Tuesday at schools and then come to downtown Seattle to participate in a march from Seattle Center and a rally at Westlake in downtown Seattle.
The WEA says nearly 60 teacher union have held or plan to hold their own one-day walkouts. Teachers in more than a dozen districts have protests planned for later this week.

 

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