Warwick, RI Teachers Start Year Without a Contract

Posted by jcashman

Courtesy of Associated Press

Teachers in Warwick, Rhode Island have returned to school without a contract.

The Providence Journal reports that the school department and the Warwick Teachers Association are continuing to negotiate, and teachers are working under the terms of their old contract which expired Aug. 31.

Classes resumed in the district on Tuesday. So far, no problems were reported.

This is the first time since 2003 that the city’s teachers have started school without a contract. The last dispute lasted three years.

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