DC teachers protest after contract talks fall apart

Dozens of teachers at a D.C. high school picketed Thursday before class after being unable to reach an agreement on a new contract.

The teachers from Wilson High School marched near the building around 7 a.m. FOX 5 has learned that the teachers are seeking a new contract after working for the last five years without one.

The picketing did not disrupt classes.

D.C. Public Schools released a statement saying:

"DC Public Schools has been working in good faith to negotiate a new contract for our teachers for the last several years. We are disappointed that we have not made more progress to date but we hope to resume negotiations in the near future."