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Superintendent: Schools Will Stay Open

MEDFORD TEACHERSMEDFORD, Ore. — In a press release this afternoon, Superintendent Dr. Long says the district is making plans to keep schools open during teachers’ strike.

The release also states: “With that in mind, we encourage the union to end the threatening calls that it is currently making to substitute teachers in our community.”

“Although we are discouraged by the union’s actions, we remain committed to resolving our differences in bargaining,” Dr. Long states.

The superintendent reiterated their intent to increase learning time for students and reduce class sizes, among other previously stated objectives to improve Medford schools.

NewsWatch12 is continuing our coverage of this story Tonight at 5 & 6.

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  1. Lucy says:

    Has “Dr. Long” listened to the teachers calls to subs? They are not threatening anyone. Grow up you idiot! They are requesting their support and most subs have said they will support the teachers and won’t strike.

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