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Teacher Explains How Arming Educators Could Specifically Harm Students Of Color

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:29:52 -0400

Kimberly Worthy, a teacher in Washington D.C., fears the impact that arming teachers with guns would have on her students of color.


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Oklahoma Teachers Union Calls For End To Walkout

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 23:23:29 -0400

Schools will reopen soon after negotiations stall at the state Capitol.


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Kentucky Is Learning That You Can't Have School Without Teachers

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 19:06:30 -0400

Dozens of school districts will close again as Kentucky teachers protest the "dismantling" of public education.


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Record Number Of Oklahomans Filing To Run For Office During Teacher Walkout

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:41:02 -0400

Grassroots enthusiasm could have long-lasting implications in the red states where teachers are revolting.


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The Red-State Teacher Revolt Has Been Brewing For Decades

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 22:56:24 -0400

Walkouts nearly 30 years ago spurred investment and optimism in education, but anti-tax ideology eventually won out. Now kids are paying the price.


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The Oklahoma Teachers Strike Is 26 Years In The Making

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 09:02:17 -0400

Teacher salaries in Oklahoma are among the lowest in the nation, and my colleagues and I have not had a raise in 10 years.


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Oklahoma Governor Likens Striking Teachers To A Teen Who ‘Wants A Better Car’

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 18:21:14 -0400

Gov. Mary Fallin also claimed that "antifa" had joined the protests at the state Capitol.


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Oklahoma Teachers Begin 110-Mile March To Protest Education Funding

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:01:48 -0400

Many of the state's school districts have shut down through the end of the week.


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These Kentucky Teachers Protested At The Capitol. Now They're Running For Office.

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 14:35:14 -0400

Amid pension cuts, the state’s teachers are seeking public office in record numbers. Four more just chose to run.


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Oklahoma Teachers Continue Walkout, Shutting Down Schools For Second Day

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 13:33:12 -0400

They say they won't return to work until lawmakers meet their demands.


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Teachers Swarm Kentucky Capitol To Protest Pension Changes, School Budget Cuts

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 19:02:46 -0400

“We feel demoralized, we feel assaulted, and we feel like we’ve been marginalized. We’re angry.”


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Kentucky Teachers Shut Down Schools After Public Pension Overhaul

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 11:08:55 -0400

Public schools in at least 25 counties were closed on Friday, after teachers refused to show up to work in protest of changes to the state's pension system.


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Adults Owe Child Sex Abuse Victims More Than Awareness

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:45:33 -0400

Policies like mandatory reporting are a starting point, not a solution.


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The West Virginia Teacher Strike Was Rare, Militant And Victorious

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 14:00:56 -0500

Any state that's been telling teachers to tighten their belts for years has been put on notice.


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Oklahoma Teachers May Soon Go On Strike

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 02:46:40 -0500

“A walkout would be the last resort, but we want more money for education in the state, that means more money for supplies, more staff and pay raises so teachers will stay."


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West Virginia Teachers Strike Set To Continue After Lawmakers Lower Raises

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 22:43:07 -0500

The state Senate didn't deliver on the pay hikes the governor had laid out.


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Striking West Virginia Teachers Remind Us Teaching Is Work

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:37:03 -0500

Teachers do what they do for love, but they also do it for money.


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The West Virginia Teacher Strike Not Over Yet

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:58:42 -0500

Schools in West Virginia will remain closed Thursday, despite a deal between union leaders and the governor.


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Why West Virginia Teachers Are On Their First Strike In 28 Years

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 19:04:24 -0500

It's not really about the money. It's about keeping teachers in their home state.


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Donald Trump Proposes Pay Bonus For Armed Teachers

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:17:35 -0500

But there's little evidence that more armed security on campus will prevent school shootings.


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Donald Trump Argues He Never Said 'Give Teachers Guns' Before Pushing To Give Some Teachers Guns

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:49:36 -0500

He wants to give guns to "only the best" teachers, like ones who've been in the military.


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American Schoolteachers Are Heroes. They Shouldn't Have To Be.

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:34:24 -0500

The U.S. deserves policies that match the love, compassion and strength we demand of teachers.


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While Teachers Fight For Better Pay, West Virginia Lawmakers Discuss Opossums

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:46:14 -0500

On average, teachers in West Virginia are some of the lowest paid in the U.S.


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