Teachers in Seattle, Snohomish, Lake Stevens, Franklin Pierce vote to stage one-day strikes
SEATTLE — Teachers in Snohomish, Lake Stevens, Franklin Pierce and Seattle all voted Monday to stage one-day strikes to protest the Legislature’s education funding, a website for Washington Education Association members said.
Our Voice Washington said there are nearly 7,000 teachers in the four districts.
Teachers in 29 Washington school districts have now voted to walk out to protest the Legislature’s failure to pass a budget that fully funds K-12 public schools.
Several districts have already staged their one-day strikes. On Wednesday, nearly 3,000 teachers in the Northshore and Lake Washington School Districts plan a one-day strike.
The upcoming one-day teacher strikes are listed below:
- Lake Washington (May 6)
- Northshore (May 6)
- South Whidbey (May 6)
- Central Kitsap (May 7)
- Granite Falls (May 8)
- Lake Stevens (May 8)
- Snohomish (May 8)
- Franklin Pierce (May 8)
- Shoreline (May 11)
- Evergreen/Clark County (May 13)
- Washougal (May 13)
- North Kitsap (May 18)
- Seattle (May 19)
- Sequim (TBD)
- Peninsula (TBD)