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Striking West Virginia Teachers Win 5% Raise for All State Workers

HeadlineMar 07, 2018

In West Virginia, teachers have ended their historic strike after state officials agreed to raise the pay of all state workers by 5 percent.

West Virginia teachers: “Who made history? We made history! Who made history? We made history! Who made history? We made history!”

The strike began on February 22 and shut down every public school in the state. It was the longest teachers’ strike in West Virginia history. Meanwhile, teachers in Oklahoma are gearing up for a potential statewide strike. We’ll have more on West Virginia after headlines.

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