Students and staff rally together for higher teacher pay in Ithaca City School District

As the negotiation process for a new teachers’ contract in the Ithaca City School District is set to begin, many students stood alongside teachers last week at a rally calling for higher compensation for teachers in the district.

Students for Democratic Schooling, a student-led organization dedicated to increasing student involvement in school district issues, helped organize the rally Thursday, Dec. 20. About 40 students and 20 teachers gathered outside the Ithaca City School District Board of Education office building for the demonstration. They formed two lines extending from the back of Ithaca High School to the entrance of the Board of Education building.

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