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Columbus teachers union votes to strike days before school year begins

Posted on AllSides August 22nd, 2022
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Doral Chenoweth/USA Today Network

The Columbus teachers union in Ohio is on strike after a vote on Sunday, just days away from the district's first day of school on Wednesday.

Teachers began picketing outside over a dozen of the district's schools on Monday morning. The union said it will gather outside schools from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day until a deal is reached.

The Columbus Education Association, with 4,000 members, reached a 94% majority on the vote Sunday.

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