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Oklahoma Teachers Propose $900M Revenue Package
Education, Features, Finance, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, National

Oklahoma Teachers Propose $900M Revenue Package

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.—Three Oklahoma unions have proposed an array of tax increases they say would finance the funding they are demanding to avert a statewide teachers’ strike scheduled for Apr. 2. The plan, released Mar. 23 by the Oklahoma Education Association, the Oklahoma City American Federation of Teachers, and the Oklahoma Public Employees Association, would…

Civil Disobedience is Still an Effective Strategy
Education, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Civil Disobedience is Still an Effective Strategy

The nine-day strike by 33,000 West Virginia public school employees on March 6th has triggered worker protests across the country. As municipalities and companies discontinue pensions and health benefits, workers are reacting. Calls for worker strikes and protests by teachers and other workers are now heard in several states and cities. Educators in Oklahoma, Arizona,…

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