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Union members rally at the Education Center, holding up signs and chanting, to protest for a fair contract Thursday, Feb. 1.

Teacher strike reaches two full weeks as contract negotiations continue to progress

Emma Xiao, Aanya Vishwanath, Kerri Huang, and Maddie Ngo February 1, 2024

As the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike extends into its fourteenth day Thursday, Feb. 1, resulting in the tenth consecutive day of canceled school, negotiations remain in progress between the...

Union members gather at City Hall to rally for a fair contract Tuesday, Jan. 30.

Committee anticipates new union proposal on thirteenth day of strike

Kerri Huang, News managing editor January 31, 2024

Members of the Newton School Committee are awaiting a new proposal from the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) which is expected to be given today, Jan. 31, the thirteenth day of the union strike.  In...

Students attend NTA rally at City Hall on their day off from school Monday, Jan. 22.

Teacher strike unleashes disruptions in students’ academic, extracurricular lives

Savannah Bond, News editor January 22, 2024

Four days into the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) strike, students grapple with widespread disruptions in school life due to the union’s ongoing civil disobedience and the subsequent shutdown of school...

Athletic director Mike Jackson stands with teachers while picketing, Friday Jan. 19.

Challenges mount for North athletics amid Newton Teachers Association strike

Aanya Vishwanath, Sports Managing Editor January 19, 2024

As strike is commenced by members of the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) Friday, Jan. 19 after over a year of unsuccessful contract negotiations, its impact on North’s athletics program is still uncertain.  All...

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