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Oklahoma teacher participates in second statewide walkout of her career

April 6, 2018

Some educators have been teaching in Oklahoma long enough to participate in two statewide teacher walkouts that demanded greater education funding from the state legislature. Thousands of teachers...

Churches host students during Oklahoma teacher walkout

April 4, 2018

Local churches in Oklahoma open their doors to elementary school students during the teacher walkout this week. Public schools across Oklahoma closed April 2-3 as teachers marched at the state capitol...

Oklahoma teachers illustrate needs for more funding on day two of walkout

April 3, 2018

Oklahoma educators gathered at the Oklahoma State Capitol for the second day of the teacher walkout on April 3. They assembled to tell legislators why they believe public education deserves more state...

Middle schoolers talk to OK rep. who disagreed with teacher walkout

April 3, 2018

Two Oklahoma middle schoolers attending the Oklahoma teacher walkout Monday morning at the Oklahoma State Capitol approached Rep. Bobby Cleveland to talk about his remarks that teachers “should...

Coaches make a stand with OK teachers

April 3, 2018

NORMAN – Coaches participated in the Oklahoma teacher walkout to protest for greater education and athletic funding on April 2 at the Oklahoma State Capitol. Budget cuts have been made in high school...

Perry schools support OK teacher walkout, do not close schools

The Perry High School marquis displays the current date and date of the teacher walkout for Oklahoma on Monday. Though supportive of the movement, Perry schools were in session on the day of the walkout due to end-of-year scheduling requirements while many other schools around the state were closed for the event.
April 3, 2018

PERRY, Oklahoma – Schools in Perry, Oklahoma, were not closed for the teacher walkout on April 2, 2018, in Oklahoma City. School faculty and the school board supported the teachers, but it was decided...

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