CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY)- Oklahoma teachers are considering a walk-out during the first week of April, the same time as their scheduled standardized exams.
Oklahoma has the lowest teacher pay rate in the United States with teachers making an average $42,460 a year. There’s a new Facebook group called, ‘Oklahoma Teacher Walkout- The Time Is Now’ which was only created just a couple of days ago and has already gained over twenty thousand supporters.
The move comes after teachers in West Virginia, have been on a teacher walkout for eight days in a row.
The West Virginia House and Senate have adjourned until this morning after appointing a conference committees to iron on differences between the two pay raise bills.