It's okay if you still don't understand what this teacher's strike is all about. You're busy, and you were probably hoping it would go away.
Well, it's not going away this week and you might be looking around now, trying to understand why so many reasonable people can't work together so that the kids can go back to school. Maybe you are a kid and you want to support the teachers, but you're not really sure what they're upset about.
There are three major things the school district and the teachers disagree about, and one is a lot more tricky than the other two: