Slideshow: Denver Public Schools teachers strike after failed pay negotiations

Hundreds of high school students also walked out of classes in solidarity with teachers

South High students rally in support of striking Denver Public Schools teachers on Feb. 11, 2019 (Photo by Evan Semón for The Colorado Independent)

More than half of the teaching workforce in Denver went out on strike today after negotiations with the school district over base pay and performance-based pay broke down over the weekend. Hundreds of high school students also walked out of classes in solidarity with teachers. Denver photographer Evan Semón has been out shooting scenes of the day. It’s been 25 years since Denver teachers last took to the picket lines. Negotiations are set to resume Tuesday.

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