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DENVER – Thousands of educators in Colorado’s largest school district will walk off the job Monday after more than 15 months of failed negotiations over teacher compensation. As Denver Public Schools teachers prepare to strike for the first time in 25 years, KMGH compiled answers to some of the most pressing questions parents, teachers, students […]

(RNN) – Nine people are dead and 16 more are injured after a driver struck pedestrians with a van in Toronto, Canada Monday afternoon. Officials are calling the incident a deliberate act. Police have not commented on if the incident was a terror attack or perhaps another reason. Police expect the investigation to take days […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – AT&T employees in northeast Ohio walked out Friday afternoon, forcing some stores to close. Employees, who are members of the Communications Workers of America, walked out of the Independence store at exactly 3 p.m. Friday, and the store then closed for the day. The employees formed a picket line outside of […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Teachers in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District have reached a tentative agreement with the district, preventing a planned strike which was set to begin on Thursday. “We worked hard to avoid any disruption to our students’ education,” said Cleveland Teacher’s Union president David Quolke in a statement. “We were able to […]

CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Teachers Union issued notice on Tuesday that it intends to strike starting at Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. The Cleveland Teachers Union Executive Board unanimously voted to strike. This comes one day after the first of class for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The school system’s contract with teachers expired on June 30. Contract disputes involved […]

The National Action Network, founded by Reverend Al Sharpton, along with female civil rights leaders are staging a hunger strike until Loretta Lynch’s confirmation is pushed through. The news comes after Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn said that the Senate would be focusing first on legislation concerning Iran before it turned to a sex trafficking bill that […]

  Staff have been working without a contract since August, though they will meet with the school’s administration again later this month.   YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Members of Youngstown State University’s faculty union have voted to support an authorization to strike. The 397 members of YSU-Ohio Education Association met Wednesday to vote on the action. The […]

STRONGSVILLE – Thirteen teaching positions will be eliminated in Strongsville schools, according to our news partners at Strongsville Patch. They said declining enrollment means the district does not need as much staff. A Strongsville Patch article said Assistant Superintendent Cameron Ryba said it appears 10 teachers at the elementary school level and three at the […]

STRONGVILLE, Ohio – Dozens of parents waited outside Strongsville High School, cheering the teachers on Saturday night as they voted to ratify a tentative contract they agreed on Friday night. The head of the Strongsville SEA, Tracy Linscott, told NewsChannel 5 the teachers, “overwhelmingly” approved the new contract. Linscott said teachers and the superintendent had […]

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – The mayor of Strongsville called on the district’s teachers’ union and school board members to meet Friday, and negotiate a deal to end the teachers’ strike that’s now in its third week. “It’s time for the posturing to stop, the rhetoric to stop, that’s enough,” said Mayor Thomas Perciak, who addressed hundreds […]

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio – The Strongsville teacher strike is now making news in another Cleveland suburb. According to the North Eastern Ohio Education Association, someone threw a chunk of asphalt through its front main entrance doors in Garfield Heights between 5:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Saturday, when the Strongsville BOE and SEA were supposed to […]

STRONGSVILLE, OH (WOIO) – Police in Strongsville are investigating after a picketing teacher was struck by a parent’s vehicle on Tuesday. It happened around 9 a.m. at Kinsner Elementary on Waterford. The female teacher was not injured and went back to the picket line. Police say they are still investigating the incident and as of now, […]