Some Oklahoma teachers still at Capitol after walkout comes to an end

Teachers set up tents on the lawn of the of capitol Friday

Teachers set up tents on the lawn of the of capitol Friday

"Mrs. Engst has been a great teacher; most of us have had her all four years of our high school experience".

Enid Public Schools will host its annual Teacher Career Fair for prospective teachers 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Administrative Services Center Boardroom, 500 S. Independence. Teachers have also planned walk-ins in other areas of the state to draw attention to the lack of resources in many Colorado schools.

Knight is a substitute teacher employed by Kelly Educational Staffing.

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Evans said they are the next generation to vote and that the decisions legislators make will "mean something to us".

Some district teachers will head to the Capitol. Yes, costs have risen, and if we continue to put off building new schools, and delay maintaining the current ones, the costs will continue to rise.

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"In making this quick turnaround, our students will be able to complete the school year prior to Memorial Day (the last day of school will now be May 25) and our support employees will not lose an additional day's pay in this earning period". More than half of Latinos say they are very concerned, while 70 percent of Californians overall say they are either very or somewhat concerned.

While teachers with Tulsa Public Schools plan to return to school on Monday TPS Superintendent Deborah Gist says the students will return Tuesday to give teachers more time to prepare. A $2.9 billion education budget was signed into law prior to April 2, which was the first day of the statewide walkout. "This is not something we're going to spend our way out of, and this is not something we're going to mandate or regulate our way out of".

"Things have gotten so bad out here, we're like a third-world country," Gaddis said in a phone interview. "What we have done is good, be we need to do a better job in communicating with them".

"If you can not afford to provide both your basic supplies and school counselors, you're going to choose to provide basic supplies in most cases", said AQE president Billy Easton.

In response, David James, a spokesman for the Republican State Leadership Committee, which supports that party in statehouse races, said, "It is sad and appalling for the Democrats to be coordinating a national protest effort with their longtime faculty room friends in the teachers unions to push a political agenda in the classroom, at the expense of the nation's students".

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