Leaders of Washington state’s third-largest school district are asking a judge to order hundreds of striking teachers back to work as thousands of students spend a second day out of class, the Associated Press reports. A Superior Court hearing has been scheduled Wednesday on the Tacoma School District’s request for an injunction to order nearly 1,900 teachers back to work. The district contends that public employees cannot legally strike under state law. Tacoma Education Association spokesman Rich Wood says union lawyers will be ready with a response…

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