What’s driving the latest wave of teacher strikes? Pension problems, some say

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PBS NewsHour

May 2, 12:00 AM

What’s driving the latest wave of teacher strikes? Pension problems, some say

Colorado isn’t the only state where an underfunded retirement system has played a role in a teacher uprising sweeping the U.S. In Kentucky, educators in at least 20 school districts walked out of their classrooms after the GOP-led Legislature in March passed a measure reducing retirement benefits for future teachers.

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