Possibility of more sickouts for DPS

Posted at 11:11 PM, Dec 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-13 23:11:15-05
Several Detroit Public Schools have closed its doors due to large amounts of teacher calling in sick.
The two most recent cases happened earlier this month.
Steve Conn, President of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, says some action will take place.  However, he will not confirm whether this could result in another sickout.
A meeting was held Sunday evening with members of the federation, in addition to parents and students.
They're all upset about a list of problems at many Detroit schools.  This includes overcrowded classrooms and teachers' pay cuts.
7 Action News is told the federation is also outraged about the district laying off bilingual secretaries.  They were often relied on to translate between teachers and parents.
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