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Minneapolis Public Schools cancels classes again as teachers enter tenth day of strike

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) will remain closed Monday, with classes canceled for more than 30,000 students for the tenth day, as teachers continue a strike over wages and class sizes, a district spokesperson said.

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Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) will remain closed Monday, with classes canceled for more than 30,000 students for the tenth day, as teachers continue a strike over wages and class sizes, a district spokesperson said.

Highlights

  • The strike began March 8 as The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) and Education Support Professionals (ESP) want to raise wages and smaller class sizes.
  • The offer includes increasing starting wages for 85% of them to at least $23 per hour.
  • MPS will remain closed Monday, with classes canceled for more than 30,000 students for the tenth day, as teachers continue a strike over wages and class sizes, the union says.
  • The strike started March 8, and the teachers’ union says it is seeking “a living wage” for all of its members.
  • The union says the offer is the “last, best and final offer”