More Colorado High Schools Close as Union-Provoked Teachers Join 'Sickouts'

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September 30, 2014

Two more Jefferson County (JeffCo) public high schools were shut down Monday due to an organized teacher “sickout,” in which large numbers of teachers called in sick late Sunday night, according to the Denver Post. In addition, students said they had also planned a district-wide protest this week, pushing the unrest in JeffCo into its third straight week. Lynn Setzer, a district spokeswoman told the Post that about 81 percent of teachers at Golden High School had called in sick, and an unknown number had done the same at Jefferson High School. Classes were also cancelled on Wednesday, September 17, due to a large number of teacher absences. “I stand with my fellow teachers who are ‘sick’ of the board majority’s actions,” said Tammie Peters, an English teacher at Golden and spokeswoman for the teachers. “While we need some reforms in Jefferson County, the board majority is not providing the reforms we need or want. The board majority continues to show disrespect to the voters, the taxpayers, the teachers, the parents and the students of Jefferson County.” Rachel Hilbrecht, a senior at Golden High School, told the Post she has

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