As Oklahoma teachers declare victory, Colorado educators walk out of class

Teachers set up tents on the lawn of the of capitol Friday

Teachers set up tents on the lawn of the of capitol Friday

After seeing teachers in other states agitate for more funding, Colorado educators are taking their turn.

But Preist said the efforts by teachers to win more money for education is not over. Teachers are calling those walk-ins. "Once we understand our common ground, there is much less chance for stereotypes, hatred and crime".

"It's part of the national conversation amongst teachers", Poudre Education Association president Tom List said.

Teachers are to meet with lawmakers in the morning and then rally on the Capitol's steps in the late afternoon.

She also implored teachers to focus on unseating lawmakers who voted against raising funding for education.

"We need our schools fully funded", Young said.

The Republican-controlled Legislature also approved next fiscal year's budget, which boost education spending by about 20 percent.

Although the governor promised not to use "shell games" to cover the cost of the raise, teachers' union officials said they remain skeptical because Ducey has not detailed how he will pay for it.

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The CEA said it was expecting about 400 teachers at Monday's Capitol rally.

Hundreds of teachers showed up Monday at the Capitol to let lawmakers know that even though classes are largely back in session across Oklahoma, educators aren't finished.

Mr Samuel Abrokwa- Boye, the Project Coordinator for QEN- Asiakwa- location, commended participants for ensuring a successful programme and entreated them to put what had been taught into practice for quality education delivery.He said the SOSCV-QEN project would be organising more of such educative trainings for teachers and non- teaching staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) to promote quality education delivery in the East Akim Municipality and beyond.

"I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today a child was sexually assaulted that was left at home because there was nobody there to watch them", Bevin told reporters Friday. "I want them to get off their butts and do something".

"People fear the unknown", said Nusrat, an economics major. During the last two weeks, tens of thousands of educators protested and advocated for increased funding.

The teacher labor movement began earlier this year when West Virginia educators went on strike for nine days.

The success of West Virginia teachers inspired educators in the other states to follow suit.

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