More Detroit schools closed Tuesday for teacher sick-outs

- More Detroit schools are closed Tuesday due to a high number ot teacher absences. The latest list put out from Detroit Public Schools says the following schools are closed:

Academy of the Americas
Bates
Bow
Burton
Carleton
Carstens (NEW)
Carver
Coleman Young
Dixon
Drew
Marcus Garvey (NEW)
Gompers
MacKenzie
Mark Twain
Palmer Park
Pasteur (NEW)
Paul Robeson
Sampson
Spain
Thirkell
Turning Point
Vernor

More schools across the metro area are closed this morning, too, due to the weather. Click here for a full list.

Yesterday, more than 60 Detroit Public Schools were closed due to teacher sick-outs. Many others have been closed in the past few weeks as well.

Teachers say they are protesting against deplorable classroom conditions, overcrowding and a lack of pay raise in recent years. 


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