Would a teacher walkout in Camas show that teachers support education, or would it cause hardship for Camas students, families, and staff?
Citizens in a democracy have the right and responsibility to make informed decisions about both current and past events. There is currently a hotly debated issue going on in Camas and other school districts across Washington state that could impact your life:
Were Camas teachers justified in staging a walkout on May 13, joining other teachers across the state of Washington to educate the public and send a message to the state legislature that it is time to properly fund education?
Your job is to research and discuss multiple sources on both sides of this issue in order to make an informed decision on this issue.
Directions to students
In a cohesive letter to the teachers of our school, you will:
(1) State a position on the issue that considers both individual rights and the common good.
(2) Provide background on your position by describing