COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lecturers in Ohio’s biggest faculty district on Monday shall be strolling wooden traces after vote casting to move on strike, two days earlier than categories are scheduled to renew.
Greater than 94% of the Columbus Schooling Affiliation contributors voted to reject the varsity board’s ultimate be offering overdue Sunday, the Ohio Schooling Affiliation stated. The union represents greater than 4,000 lecturers, librarians, nurses and different staff.
“This strike is ready our scholars who deserve a dedication to fashionable colleges with heating and air-con, smaller elegance sizes, and a well-rounded curriculum that incorporates artwork, tune and P.E.,” the union stated in a remark.
The varsity board stated its be offering put youngsters first.
“We introduced a beneficiant reimbursement package deal for lecturers and provisions that may have a good have an effect on on study rooms,” the board stated in a remark.
Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther referred to as for the union and college board to stay bargaining.
“The CEA and the varsity district should go back to the desk and get our children again in the school room. A accountable resolution is inside succeed in, however provided that negotiations restart now,” the mayor stated in a remark.
The district of a few 47,000 scholars has stated it plans to begin the varsity yr with faraway finding out on Wednesday if the strike continues. Some folks stated that possibility was once useless right through the pandemic.