No deal in sight to end Minneapolis teachers’ strike as new school week looms

By: | March 14, 2022

Officials with the Minneapolis Public Schools and Minneapolis Federation of Teachers traded proposals and counter-proposals over the weekend, but a deal to end a strike by the MFT remains elusive.

On Sunday, groups chanted outside of MPS headquarters in north Minneapolis as both sides met in long bargaining sessions.

“We’ve got to get class size caps in the contract, mental health supports in the contract, we need living wages for our hourly ESPs and we need competitive pay for our license folks,” said Shaun Laden, president of the education support professionals chapter of the MFT.

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