Two weeks after teachers’ strike, a Newton teacher and a Newton School Committee chair spoke on the future of schools in the city.
After a strike that closed all Newton Public Schools for 11 days, the Newton Teachers Association reached a contract with the Newton School Committee and announced schools will reopen Monday.
The Newton School Committee and the Newton Teachers Association ended a night of negotiations Friday morning without a deal, according to an NTA report.
A striking teacher was hit by a car while crossing the street by the Newton Education Center on Thursday morning.
U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss and The Boston Globe called for an end to the NTA strike and the reopening of Newton schools.
The NTA voted Thursday night to strike beginning Friday, Jan. 19, according to a Newton School Committee email sent to families.
Newton Public Schools parents gathered in front of Newton City Hall to advocate for fair teacher contracts amid rumors of a teacher strike.