“Whatever it was they could take from us, they’ve done it,” said Vanessa Dawson, a teacher for 23 years, including 21 in Detroit. “We just couldn’t take it any more, so that’s what led to this.”
Here are some of the conditions that teachers are protesting.
Roaches, rats and mice run rampant in schools, teachers say.
2. Crumbling ceilings.
3. Leaking ceilings.
4. Broken floors and missing floor tiles.
5. Gross and/or broken toilets and urinals.
6. Mushrooms growing out of walls.