Opinion: Teachers across America are striking because courts are shrinking from the school funding f

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Los Angeles Times

Apr 9, 12:00 AM

Opinion: Teachers across America are striking because courts are shrinking from the school funding fight

Teacher strikes in West Virginia, Kentucky and Oklahoma manifested growing frustration with state disinvestment in public education over the past decade. But these protests and walkouts are not just a story about state budgets. Teachers are being forced to rise up in part because most state courts are shrinking from their duty to enforce the state constitutional right to education.

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