Opinion: Making Teachers’ Strikes Illegal Won’t Stop Them

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New York Times

May 10, 12:00 AM

Opinion: Making Teachers’ Strikes Illegal Won’t Stop Them

In the five states where teachers have gone on strike this year, teachers complain about many of the same things: low salaries, an education funding squeeze and teacher shortages. They have something else in common. In four of the five — Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma and West Virginia — these strikes are illegal under state law. (Colorado, the fifth state where teachers walked out, allows them.)

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