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Teacher Strike

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | March 16, 2020

Saint Paul students will return to school today, now that the teachers' strike is over. This strike was the first in Saint Paul since 1946, when the fight was for equal pay for men and women. 
This photo is from the 1946 strike. It lasts over a month and was the first organized teachers’ strike in the country!
Thank you to teachers and all those who work with students!