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The Nation

Thirteen more striking Pawtucket, R.I., teachers were jailed and fined and their union penalized $10,000 for each day its 600 members continue an illegal walkout. Meanwhile, strikes ended in Michigan and Illinois. In Manchester, N.H., more than 100 students were suspended following a protest against stalled teacher contract talks. Elsewhere, teacher strikes idled more than 7,700 teachers and about 108,000 students in six states, including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Washington and New York.


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