Racine Schools All of the public schools in Racine, Wisconsin are closed. The system shut down last week after teachers staged a series of "sick-outs." They're protesting a state law that's meant to wean school systems from property tax funding. But teachers are upset because it gives the district the right to impose a contract on their union in order to keep costs down. Marge Pitroff of member station WUWM reports.
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Racine Schools

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Racine Schools

Racine Schools

Racine Schools

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All of the public schools in Racine, Wisconsin are closed. The system shut down last week after teachers staged a series of "sick-outs." They're protesting a state law that's meant to wean school systems from property tax funding. But teachers are upset because it gives the district the right to impose a contract on their union in order to keep costs down. Marge Pitroff of member station WUWM reports.