America’s public-school teachers are fired up about pay

March 7, 2018, 5:19pm


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NO SOONER had lawmakers in one state resolved a long-simmering battle over teacher pay than another one began anew. On March 6th the West Virginia state legislature ended a nine-day teachers’ strike, which affected some 277,000 students in 680 public schools, by agreeing to increase pay for teachers and other state employees by 5%.
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