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West Virginia Teacher Strike Still On After Senate Cuts Promised Raise

Public school teachers in West Virginia have been on strike since Feb. 22.
Posted at 3:16 PM, Mar 04, 2018

West Virginia's teacher strike will continue Monday after the state's Senate failed to give public school teachers the raise they'd been hoping for.

Gov. Jim Justice and the state's House of Delegates had agreed to give the teachers a 5 percent raise, but the Senate cut that to a 4 percent raise for all public employees.

Public schools in the state have been shut down down since Feb. 22.