April 21, 2018

Oklahoma Educators' Walk out Earnings momentum in its Second week

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The walkout comes after the West Virginia teachers' strike catalyzed a movement of teachers demanding higher pay.

Teachers said they would rather be with theirs students, but they need results from lawmakers first.

Ducey is sticking with his plan to slowly boost school funding, promising a 1 percent teacher raise and $100 million in extra funding this year. "A raise was nice. How can we get this funding, regardless of where it's coming from?"

Lynn and her daughter Emily went to the Capitol together.

Sharica Cole, Ben Franklin Science Academy staffer, said she felt enthused by the show of support.

If the teachers are to prevail, they must decisively break with the unions and build new organizations-rank-and-file committees elected in every school and community-to take the conduct of the struggle into their own hands.

Thousands of Oklahoma educators are continuing their walkout and crowding the state Capitol for a sixth day.

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Still, teachers are hopeful their efforts will create change.

Cooper said about 500 Mid-Del teachers, students and parents marched, as well.

The senior said she is experiencing hands on history. "We are ready to fight for our kids for the long haul. You have a voice, '" Emily said. "We are really wanting to support other professionals in our state who have been fearless enough to walk out and stay out".

Lynn and Emily Tucker made their way inside the Capitol Monday. "And I hope that adults would keep adult disagreements and disputes in a separate place, and serve the students that are there to be served", said DeVos, according to the Dallas Morning News, provoking angry responses on social media. Almost the entire student body-about 640 in total-walked out of the Pike County Central High School to support their teachers. Organizer Noah Karvelis told The Associated Press that Ducey and GOP legislative leaders have not responded to their requests for negotiations, so they see no choice but to move to walkouts.

"When the legislators just won't cooperate, you kind of just have to set up shop", Elghadi said.

Norman teacher Jordan Nguyen pets Milo, a therapy dog who is a staple in her music classroom in Norman, Okla., as protests continue over school funding, April 9, 2018, in Oklahoma City. "It looks like it's going to be a while". "They don't have everything they need to give us an education".

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