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After a nine-day strike, teachers in West Virginia finally got the pay raise they wanted and now teachers in other states may follow suit. Teacher salaries across the country have been stagnant or falling for years, and many educators are fed up with the status quo. If striking is the only way teachers can be fairly compensated, then so be it. But others argue teachers shouldn't strike because it deprives students of their education. Would you support a teacher strike in your state? 👩‍🏫

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After West Virginia teachers successfully got themselves a 5 percent pay raise, teachers in other states—like Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kentucky—have begun talking about striking in their own state. Public school teachers are historically underpaid, and the erosion of organized labor coupled with tax cuts that slash funding for education have only exacerbated the problem.

Teachers in Oklahoma and Arizona said they're ready to follow West Virginia's lead if state lawmakers don't spend more on schools (teachers in Kentucky are getting restless too). Like West Virginia, teachers in Oklahoma and Arizona are among the lowest-paid in the United States, and they're fuming that lawmakers in Arizona only want to give teachers a 1 percent salary raise, or, in Oklahoma's case, none at all.
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But not everyone is happy that teachers are planning to strike in other states. Shutting down schools means parents and students will have no place to go. Is striking really the best way to go about asking for a raise?

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