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As teachers in West Virginia noisily celebrated a 5 percent raise that ended their nine-day walkout, momentum was building elsewhere for similar protests over pay and benefits for the nation’s public school teachers. Teachers in.
Mar 16, 2018. Now that thousands of striking teachers across West Virginia have returned to work with a pay raise and a promise to fix their health care plan, how might their actions inspire others? It's one of the questions we'll explore on this week's episode of Inside Appalachia.
Feb 27, 2018. West Virginia's teachers are refusing to go to school for a fourth day Tuesday in protest of pay that is among the lowest in the nation. Such statewide strikes are unusual but not unprecedented; West Virginia teachers last walked out in 1990. Most teacher labor disputes start and end at the district level, where.
Mar 2, 2018. In the West Virginia teachers' strike, the durability of the middle class, schools' role in rural communities, and a misunderstood Appalachia are all coming to a head, Benjamin Wallace-Wells writes.
(CNN) – The strike in West Virginia has inspired similar movements as teachers in Oklahoma are considering a walkout next month and Arizona teachers had a public show of solidarity for better wages this week. In Kentucky, teachers and.
Mar 4, 2018. Public schools in West Virginia remained closed today for the eighth instructional day and teachers in Oklahoma might be the next to walk out statewide, officials said.
Mar 6, 2018. With the eyes of educators across the country on them, West Virginia teachers and service professionals in all 55 counties stood united in an historic nine-day statewide strike that ended Tuesday in victory: a deal that provides 5 percent pay raises for all educators and public employees and establishes a.
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(CNN) — The strike in West Virginia has inspired similar movements as teachers in Oklahoma are considering a walkout next month and Arizona teachers had a public show of solidarity for better wages this week. In Kentucky, teachers and.
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(CNN) – The strike in West Virginia has inspired similar movements as teachers in Oklahoma are considering a walkout.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia public school teachers launched a statewide walkout Thursday that canceled.
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The Oklahoma strike comes amid a wave of action by teachers in states where.
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Mar 09, 2018 · The strike in West Virginia has inspired similar movements as teachers in Oklahoma are considering a walkout next month and Arizona teachers had a public show of solidarity this week for better wages.
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Mar 5, 2018. In an ongoing worker standoff that has captured national attention, unions representing West Virginia teachers say they will stay on strike after the Republican-led state Senate voted down a pay raise educators had negotiated with GOP Gov. Jim Justice. As the statewide strike carried through its eighth.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia public school teachers launched a statewide walkout Thursday that canceled classes in all 55 counties, protesting over pay hikes signed by the governor hours earlier that the teachers say don’t go.
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Feb 24, 2018. Strike over low wages and cuts to benefits will continue on Monday as teachers demand US state takes action.
Mar 12, 2018. For nine school days, starting on Feb. 22, roughly 20,000 West Virginia teachers went on strike to demand better salaries—teachers in the state ranked 48th in the country in terms of pay—and greater funding for their state employee health insurance. On Tuesday, bowing to the pressure, state legislators.
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Feb 26, 2018. Teachers in West Virginia participated in a third day of strikes on Monday to demand higher salaries and better benefits, closing every public school in the state's 55 counties and impacting nearly 277,000 students. This is the first ever state-wide teacher walk out. West Virginia pays its teachers one of the.
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Teachers across West Virginia walked off the job Thursday amid a dispute over pay and benefits, causing more than 277,000 public school students to miss classes even as educators swarmed the state Capitol in Charleston to protest. All 55 counties in the state closed schools during Thursday’s.
Mar 6, 2018. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's striking teachers cheered, sang and wept joyfully Tuesday as lawmakers voted to give them a 5 percent raise, ending a nine-day walkout tha.
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Mar 2, 2018. For seven straight schooldays, a massive teacher's strike has gripped every county in West Virginia, with teachers setting up picket lines on public roads and thronging the capitol to holler at state lawmakers.
Feb 22, 2018 · CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia public school teachers launched a statewide walkout Thursday that canceled classes in all 55 counties, protesting over pay hikes signed by the governor hours earlier that the teachers say don’t go far enough. Thousands of teachers and support staff converged at.
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Mar 4, 2018. Teachers in West Virginia walked out of classrooms starting on Feb. 22 and it doesn't look like they're heading back to class anytime soon. Unions representing teachers and service personnel said they will stay on strike after the state Senate voted to cut their 5 percent pay raise.
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