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Teachers Protest; Discipline Disparities Persist; Trans Students In The Classroom

Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky protested this week. A new report from a government watchdog shows persisting discipline disparities in America's classrooms.
Teachers and demonstrators hold signs during a rally inside the Oklahoma State Capitol building in Oklahoma City, Okla. Hundreds of teachers gathered to press demands for additional funding for the state's public schools. Source: Scott Heins/Bloomberg

This past week started with teacher strikes in Oklahoma, where educators descended on the capitol in Oklahoma City to protest low pay and dismal education funding. Dozens of districts in the state were closed through the week. Representatives headed home on Friday before passing a bill that teachers were happy with.

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