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Teachers rally at school board meeting

Over 200 teachers rallied outside and in North High School, where the Wichita school board was meeting Monday. The teachers were protesting wage freezes and teacher workloads. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)

Education

'Contract Day' for Wichita teachers

About 20 teachers from Franklin Elementary School in Wichita walked in to school together Monday morning as part of a districtwide demonstration designed to illustrate how much teachers do in off-hours for no pay. (Sept. 26, 2016)

Politics & Government

WSU would spread possible 5 percent cut across departments

The university stands to lose more than $3.5 million next fiscal year if the state proceeds with a possible 5 percent cut to state aid. WSU plans to spread the “reductions proportionately to each university division” based on current year funding, according to budget documents The Eagle received from an open records request to the Board of Regents.

Education

Teachers plan rally amid stalled contract talks

The rally before the Wichita school board’s regular meeting will cap the local union’s first-ever “Contract Day” on Monday. Union leaders have urged teachers to work only the hours required in their contract – no more, no less – to illustrate how much teachers do during off-hours.

Suzanne Tobias

Local mamas read "Llama Llama"

Mothers read the children's book "Llama Llama" to their little llamas at the Wichita Public Library Central Branch. The book's author, Anna Dewdney, recently passed away. (video by Jaime Green / September 16, 2016)

Education

Reading with the Shockers

Through a partnership between Wichita State University and the Wichita school district, freshman athletes will visit three elementary schools once a month to read to students.

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Teachers rally at school board meeting

Over 200 teachers rallied outside and in North High School, where the Wichita school board was meeting Monday. The teachers were protesting wage freezes and teacher workloads. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)
fsalazar@wichitaeagle.com
Teachers rally at school board meeting 2:00

Teachers rally at school board meeting

'Contract Day' for Wichita teachers 0:49

'Contract Day' for Wichita teachers

John Allison comments on school funding 1:26

John Allison comments on school funding

Alan Rupe comments on school funding 1:38

Alan Rupe comments on school funding

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