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Failures rise with teacher job action, says school district

The second semester is underway at B.C. high schools, but students are learning under a cloud of teacher job action that seems to have no end in sight.

Both sides of the labour dispute have warned that in the end, it's the students who will lose out.  

And according to new numbers from the Kamloops-Thompson School District, that's exactly what's happening.

Failures are up, and school superintendent Terry Sullivan says the job action by teachers is to blame.

He explains what his school district is seeing, to Daybreak host Chris Walker.
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