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DPS teacher strike: What parents need to know
DENVER -- For the first time in 25 years, teachers employed by Denver Public Schools will strike. Picketing is scheduled to begin 7 a.m. Monday. DPS has been negotiating with the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (the union representing teachers) about teacher pay for 15 months. On Saturday, union leaders walked out of last-minute bargaining efforts with DPS, saying a strike would start Monday.