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A Labor Dispute at the Heart of the Region's Livelihood

Contract talks at Ohio's largest school district have reached an impasse over how to close a $53 million budget gap. Among the sticking points are how to decide which teachers get laid off and how much of a pay cut the rest take. Other school districts across the state face similar questions. As Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has said, the schools' success is vital to 50,000 school children and to the region's future. Tuesday morning at 9, analysis of a labor dispute at the heart of the region's livelihood.
David Quolke President, Cleveland Teachers' Union
Eugene Sanders CEO Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Scott Stephens reporter, Catalyst Ohio
Thomas Ott reporter, The Plain Dealer