(DETROIT FREE PRESS) A mass of teacher sickouts has shut down 94 schools in Detroit Public Schools today, as teachers protest the news Saturday that the district won't be able to pay them past June 30.
The district enrolls about 46,000 students in 97 schools.
The Detroit Federation of Teachers on Sunday called for the mass sick-out of the district's 2,600 teachers.
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The union is holding a rally at the Fisher Building, where DPS headquarters are located, at 10 a.m. today.