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One Oklahoma Teacher On Why Educators Are Continuing Their Walkout

Students, teachers and supporters of the school walkout applaud for speakers in the state Capitol rotunda as protests continue over school funding, in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 9, 2018. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
Students, teachers and supporters of the school walkout applaud for speakers in the state Capitol rotunda as protests continue over school funding, in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 9, 2018. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Teachers in Oklahoma are in the sixth day of their walkout Monday, as they fight to get increased state education funding. Lawmakers there have already passed a few measures to increase funding and give teachers a salary bump, but educators say they haven’t gone far enough.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Sharon Reese, a special education teacher at Shawnee High School in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

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