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Video: Walking In for Schools Children Deserve

February 03, 2014 By Briana Johnson, Video Production Specialist

St. Paul teachers want smaller class sizes, Pre-K for all kids, and staffing that helps educate the whole child. Based on input from parents and the community, the teachers have made these priorities key tenants of their current contract negotiations. They've been bargaining with the school district for several months with little progress on these issues. Recently, teachers braved the cold and snow, with parents and students marching by their side, for a formal walk-in.

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  • W. D. Hamm says:

    February 3, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    What we need is a school setting that is about the best interests of children not of the Teachers Unions. What this means is smaller local community based education instead of these edufactories that are breeding grounds for bullying and Racist economic based education. The children of the Rich and Upper Middle Class have never been lacking in a quality education. The working class and the poor have systematically gotten less and less to support both these greedy elitist groups.