Saturday, August 26, 2006

The Question Of The Day: When Teachers Strike

It looks as though teachers in the Detroit public school system may soon be going out on strike and have already struck and closed the schools in Gary, Indiana.

So here's the question:
When teachers and their employers are at loggerheads over salaries and working conditions, should they be able to strike, thereby closing the schools?
Here in California, teachers may legally strike if they first go through several steps in the collective bargaining process.
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