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The Nation

About 600 teachers returned to work in Pawtucket, R.I., with a new three-year contract after a 13-day strike that saw some teachers jailed and their union fined. In all, 6,125 teachers remained on strike in Washington, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois and New Jersey, affecting nearly 81,000 students. In Pennsylvania, where eight school districts are on strike, the 600 teachers in the 9,500-student Central Bucks County district called a strike after contract talks broke down over salaries and benefits.


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