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Oklahoma Education Association President Alicia Priest said the almost two-week-long teacher walkout should be seen as a "victory" since it or the threat that preceded it helped secure teacher pay raises and millions in new funding for schools. Many of them said the raises were secondary to increasing general school funding, as the state faces a severe teacher shortage and schools lack basic supplies and modern textbooks.

The Oklahoma Education Association said it had seen "no significant legislative movement" over the past week, despite flooding the Capitol in Oklahoma City with thousands of teachers each day.

Priest said that Republican senators refused to "move an inch" when it comes to finding more funding for education.

But McCall is "making decisions that affect our lives", she said.

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The Oklahoma Public Employees Association announced earlier in the day they will end their walkout as well, saying they feel their needs have been ignored by both lawmakers and education advocates.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office has arrested a substitute teacher at Westwood Middle School after he reportedly grabbed a 12-year-old boy around the neck and pushed him against a wall.

In the Bluegrass State, restive teachers have not launched a statewide strike, but have forced one round of school closures as they gathered in the state capital to protest a GOP pension "reform" bill, and could force another one as legislators return from a recess. Malone said. "This week we heard that they may take some of that money out, and spend it elsewhere".

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"We deserve it. We work really hard for our students to have a better education", she said. The governor also signed a bill to raise education funding by $50 million over the next fiscal year.

"If our kids are not allowed to be in school to get an education how do we expect them to excel in life, I mean we can't go on with this forever", Irvin said.

The substitute teacher was later barred from the school. Not just this, there are several other schools in the city which are conducting classes for students who will appear for their board exams in 2019.

Jordan said he didn't see any tax increase measures coming before lawmakers, at least not in the coming days. "I didn't know how to handle the situation", he said outside of court Thursday, according to NBC Connecticut. "We demand action against the teacher who beat the child".

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The 29-year-old's production has hardly justified his status as one of the highest-paid receivers in the entire league. The mercurial Bryant grew a lot - on and off the field - from the 24th overall pick out of Oklahoma State in 2010.

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