Oklahoma: Will Teachers Walk Out on April 2?

I love the way the state made a “low-ball” offer hoping teachers would agree to it.

Stand your ground. Get the full 10K raise and better medical insurance.

Diane Ravitch's blog

Even the threat of a statewide walkout has its effects.

Politico reports:

OKLAHOMA LAWMAKERS SCRAMBLE TO STOP TEACHERS’ STRIKE: A plan to hike teacher pay moving through the state Legislature won’t stop a statewide teacher walkout planned for Monday, the Oklahoma Education Association told Morning Education. State senators are expected to consider a package today passed by the House that would boost teachers’ pay by $6,000 on average, with smaller raises for school support staff and state employees. The bipartisan deal represents “a great step in the right direction,” said association President Alicia Priest, but it is not sufficient to keep teachers in the classroom on Monday.

– “Because the hole is so deep, and because our employees and the students that we serve have been neglected for so long, we have to see the process to the finish line,” Priest said. “We will be walking out

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