'They're depriving their students of education,' retired teacher on Okla. protests
07 April, 2018, 00:29 | Author: Gregory Stephens
This week, thousands of Oklahoma teachers gathered at their state capitol demanding larger salaries.
Protesters on Tuesday overwhelmed offices of their state representatives and jeered when Republican-controlled legislature refused to consider additional school funding.
Teachers felt unsupported and it was causing growing level of work- related stress because of the failure of schools and other educational settings to implement codes of behaviour and "a blatant disregard of health and safety procedures".
Even though the economy has improved, the education cuts have not been restored, prompting struggling teachers to fight back.
She continued: "Sometimes it is verbal assault where students could be inches from the teacher's face, threatening them in front of class, and they don't know if it is going to escalate further".
But for Millar, teaching isn't about money- it's about making a difference.
The teachers' union said many of its members were prepared to protest through the week, if not beyond. "That's why they're teachers". That kind of vigilance and focus is going to get in the way inevitably to the nurturing and supportive role that is the responsibility of the teacher.
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Oklahoma lawmakers recently agreed to a rare tax increase to bump teachers' pay by an average of $6,100 a year.
The states of Kentucky, Arizona and West Virgina have been hit by similar protests. Their demands include a 20 percent raise in teacher salaries, competitive pay for school staff and a temporary halt of corporate tax breaks.
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Second, the diminished power of the unions has led to the rise of grassroots organization via social media platforms. Critics blame bleak economic conditions in the state on reductions in state income taxes for top earners.
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