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Wash. Teacher Strike in Court

By The Associated Press — September 15, 2009 1 min read

A judge in Kent, Wash., was expected to weigh in last week on a teacher strike that shut down the fourth-largest school district in Washington. A King County Superior Court judge could decide whether to fine striking teachers who have defied a back-to-work order. The 2-week-old strike by 1,700 teachers is delaying classes for more than 26,000 students at 40 schools.

A version of this article appeared in the September 16, 2009 edition of Education Week

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