200 Teachers Hold Sick-Out in Compton

In a silent strike, more than 200 Compton Unified School District teachers called in sick Monday.

Contract negotiations between the teachers and the district have been occurring for some time, and this is the response of the teachers who are displeased with their current wages.

Four schools, Compton High, Centennial High, Bursch Elementary and Kelly Elementary, were affected by the teachers’ absence, according to school board Vice-President Micah Ali

"It is unfortunate that these teachers chose to miss work today in relation to what appears to be their dissatisfaction with negotiations between the District and Compton Educators Association," said Superintendent Darin Brawley in a statement.


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