The Seattle teachers strike, which began on September 9. is now entering its second week. Heres everything weve written about the strike so far.
The Seattle teachers strike, which began on September 9, is now entering its second week. Here's everything we've written about the strike so far. Kelly O

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Last week, about 5,000 public school teachers in Seattle went on strike over the amount of money the Seattle School District is investing in public education in this city. That means more than 50,000 students (and their parents) are now waiting to begin classes and watching closely as the two sides continue to negotiate over wages, the length of the school day, and more.

If you took a very long nap and missed this entirely, two things: 1) Welcome back! and 2) Here's what you need to read:


There's No School Today and Last Night There Was a Concert at the Neptune to Raise Money for Striking Teachers


What a Lead Negotiator for the Teachers Union Told Me on Blabbermouth, The Stranger's Week-in-Review Podcast


Governor Inslee, Who Knows How to Call a Special Session, Will Not Call One for Education—Yet


Charles Mudede Says Private Schools Are Not the Solution


On Friday, High Schoolers Staged a "Read-In" In Solidarity With Striking Teachers


"I'm a Seattle Student, and Here's What I'm Doing While My Teachers Strike"


A Little Bit on the Numbers—and Alleged "Fantasy" Numbers—That Are Swirling Around With Regard to How Much the Teachers Demands Will Cost and How Much the School District Can Afford

Andy Allen, 39, a math specialist at Maple Elementary School
Andy Allen, 39, a math specialist at Maple Elementary School AG

Voices from the Picket Lines: Hazel Wolf K-8, Maple Elementary School, Salmon Bay K-8 School, Arbor Height Elementary, and Washington Middle School.


Charles Mudede Argues That the Sucky Education System in Seattle Is Working Exactly as It's Supposed To


Jen Graves on the Case for Shutting Down All the Public Schools in Washington State in Order to Solve Our School Funding Crisis

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Blame the Billionaires, Not the Teachers, Says Ansel Herz


What Jen Graves Says Parents Should Know About Why the Teachers are Striking


Why Three Seattle City Council Members are Urging the School Board Not to Take the Striking Teachers to Court