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Negotiations to Resume as Oakland Teachers Poised to Extend Strike

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    Oakland Teachers Continue to Strike on Day 3

    Teachers in Oakland are striking for a third day after negotiations with the school district broke down over the weekend. Melissa Colorado reports.

    (Published Monday, Feb. 25, 2019)

    Oakland teachers and school district officials plan to resume negotiations that would end a work stoppage that started Thursday.

    Thousands of educators in the Oakland Unified School District are prepared to return to the picket lines on Tuesday if they are unable to reach a deal for a new contract, according to the Oakland Education Association.

    The main sticking points are salary and class sizes.

    Teachers are asking for a 12 percent retroactive raise covering 2017 to 2020 to compensate for what they say are among the lowest salaries for public school teachers in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area.

    Oakland Teachers Enter 3rd Day of Strike

    [BAY] Oakland Teachers Enter 3rd Day of Strike

    Teachers in Oakland are striking for a third day after negotiations with the school district broke down over the weekend. Bob Redell reports.

    (Published Monday, Feb. 25, 2019)
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