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All of WV teachers: strike for 7 days

Every major news outlet: Where's the story? We've done strikes before, not news
Btw the #WVTeachersStrike just voted to occupy the Capitol as long as it takes to get what they want.
The teachers aren't just doing something brave and hard and really hard to coordinate to do together in the face of so much fear and intimidation.
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Educators in West Virginia are letting the governor know that, despite his wishes, the #WVTeacherStrike is not over.
Last night, on the 4th day of the #WVTeacherStrike, @WVGovernor announced that teachers would receive a 5% pay increase next year, and all state employees would get a 3% raise. He was hoping the deal would end the strike.
But #WVteachers pointed out that the main reason they started striking in the first place wasn’t addressed in the gov.’s deal: a funding fix for the Public Employee Insurance Agency (PEIA).
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