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Tacoma Teachers Strike

New Contract Agreement Ends 10-Day Teachers' Strike

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education

TACOMA, Wash. — Teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district approved a new contract, ending a 10-day strike that had kept Tacom...

Teachers To Vote On Contract After 10-Day Strike

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

TACOMA, Wash. — Teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district approved a new contract Thursday, ending a 10-day strike that had k...

Governor Issues Ultimatum In Extensive Teachers Strike

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 11.21.2011 | Education

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A spokesman for Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire (GREG'-wahr) says negotiators have made progress toward ending a teachers' strik...

Judge: Striking Teachers Could Be Replaced

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | Education

TACOMA, Wash. -- A judge said Monday he's considering giving Washington state's third-largest school district the option of replacing teachers on the ...

Still On Strike: Teachers Defy Judge Order For Fourth Straight Day

AP | By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Education

TACOMA, Wash. -- Students in Washington state's third-largest school district are taking a fourth straight day off Friday as opposing sides in a teach...

Classes Canceled As Teachers Defy Judges Orders, Continue To Strike

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Education

TACOMA, Wash. — Teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district are defying a judge's order and will continue to strike, forcing th...

District Wants Striking Teachers Ordered Back To Work

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Education

TACOMA, Wash. — A judge Wednesday ordered teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district to return to work, a day after they walke...

28,000 Washington Students Stay Home As Teachers Strike

AP | Posted 11.13.2011 | Education

TACOMA, Wash. — Thousands of students in Washington state's third-largest school district will be spending a second day out of class as school o...