Columbus, Ohio Teachers Go On Strike 2 Days Before Schools Start – Report

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – twenty third August, 2022) The Columbus Education Association, a academics union representing greater than 4,000 educators, nurses and different staff working within the Columbus metropolis colleges district, have gone on strike two days earlier than the beginning of the varsity 12 months, the Washington Post reported.

The strike is about college students who deserve a dedication to fashionable colleges with heating and air-con, smaller class sizes and a effectively-rounded curriculum that features artwork, music and bodily training, the report quoted Columbus Education Association spokesperson Regina Fuentes as saying on Monday.

The union determined to go on strike after 94% of its members voted to refuse accepting the varsity board’s “last, best and final offer” to enhance circumstances on the Columbus School District, the report mentioned.

Fuentes defined that academics had been negotiating in good religion with the Columbus faculty board for months in an effort to succeed in settlement on salaries, skilled growth and go away for academics, in addition to smaller class sizes, artwork, music and bodily training for Columbus college students, the report mentioned.

The union will proceed preventing till there are secure, correctly maintained and totally resourced colleges in each neighborhood, Fuentes mentioned.

Given that the strike will have an effect on 47,000 schoolchildren, district directors and substitute academics will educate courses on-line, the Columbus metropolis faculty district mentioned.

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