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Schools closed in Newton Friday as teacher’s strike continues amid mounting fines

Posted on AllSides January 25th, 2024
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NEWTON, Mass. — On the seventh day of the strike, Newton teachers and supporters rallied along city streets while negotiating a new contract deal, but no deal was reached. All Newton public schools will be closed for the sixth day on Friday. The Newton School Committee and the Newton Teachers Association continued negotiations for a four-year contract at the city’s education center. The union is asking for better pay, working conditions, and benefits in bars with similar, neighboring districts. Both sides acknowledged negotiations are gaining momentum, but a deal has...

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