Over 30,000 Teachers Mobilize to the State Capitol to Demand Proper Education Funding

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Oklahoma teachers announced they will continue walkout until their demands are met. Oklahoma state school begin to anounce school closings through Wednesday.

Demands of the teachers are: Better wages for teachers, cafeteria workers and other support staff, safer and cleaner working conditions, school supplies for students, and retirement pensions.

While the teachers are told there must be budget cuts the oil and gas industry pay little taxes and benefit from the oil rich State.

You can be interested in: Mold on the Walls, Teachers in the Streets: Interview with an Oklahoma Teacher

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