Foes Set Sights on Pennsylvania Teacher-Strike Law
Pennsylvania's two-decades-old law authorizing strikes by teachers and other public employees is coming under renewed attack this year from a chorus of lawmakers, taxpayer groups, and school administrators.
Critics of the law, known as Act 195, contend that it has led to an excessive number of teacher walkouts that disrupt the educational process and force costly wage settlements.
One of only 10 states giving teachers the right to strike, Pennsylvania has led the nation for several years in the number of strikes and the number of school days lost to strikes, according to the...
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