Nearly 90 Detroit schools closed due to widespread teacher sick-outs ahead of Obama visit
DETROIT, Mich. — Dozens of schools in the Detroit Public School District closed on Wednesday morning due to a massive amount of teacher sick-outs.
The teachers are continuing their protests of poor working conditions by calling in sick to work. The sick-outs have been going on for days.
According to Fox 2 News in Detroit, at least 86 schools had closed for the day. Wednesday’s sick-outs coincide with President Obama’s planned visit to the North American International Auto Show. Teachers are planning to march to the Cobo Center and protest.