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Your take on the DPS teachers strike: Share comments, photos and videos with 9NEWS

The first Denver teacher strike in a quarter century began Monday. Follow along for the latest developments and help tell the story of the strike by sharing what you see with 9NEWS.
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Teachers picket in front of South High School on Monday, February 11, 2019.

DENVER — After failing to come to a last-minute agreement over the weekend, a strike of Denver teachers is underway for the first time in 25 years.  

The strike is a culmination of 15 months of back and forth negotiations between Denver Public Schools and the Denver Classroom Teachers Association with the main points of contention being a new pay structure and higher salaries. The district and teachers union spent six hours on Saturday negotiating but were unable to come to an agreement. 

During the strike, the district's 92,000 students will be taught by substitutes and administration staff brought in to help.

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