Oklahoma teachers rally at capitol as walkout enters 7th day
Apr 11, 2018, 11:24
Educators have not said when their walkout will end. Governor Matt Bevin and the state legislature are slashing retiree benefits as they reduce taxes for corporations and the wealthy.
Teachers are seeking more funding for their students and classrooms.
"Mrs. Christianson, she tells us all year, 'Fight for your rights".
The crowd linked arms trying to form a human chain around the state capitol in a show of solidarity. "We urge educators statewide not to allow our united efforts to be compromised by continued calls for action that deprive students, parents and communities of the educational services we provide".
"We're still going to be together, and we're still going to stand together and we're still going to stand strong in the second week", said Edmond student Gabrielle Davis.
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"We are not being greedy", Lynn Tucker, a first grade teacher in Broken Arrow, said. "We need the legislature to give a little bit more". On Monday, more than 100 women marched from the Oklahoma Bar Association to the Capitol, with a group of attorneys leading the way. They are now also working on the problem. "What can we do to move forward, whether that is introducing a bill ourselves and bringing it to the legislators? I do not see anything else coming soon if we settle for less".
And, in a lighthearted moment at the capitol, a Stillwater Pre-K teacher got engaged. "Go ahead, be pissed at me if you want to". "Our feet are gross and you can't reach them at the end of the day so someone literally has to help you wrap them and get your feet good". "This is about three times the amount of people I thought would be here", Walcutt said. "And I hope that adults would keep adult disagreements and disputes in a separate place, and serve the students that are there to be served", said DeVos, according to theDallas Morning News, provoking angry responses on social media.
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About 100 teachers from Tulsa also continued a 110-mile walk to the capitol on Thursday after beginning the trek the day before. Those measures are expected to generate additional dollars that can be directed toward education.
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