Muskogee high school students picket for funding for schools, teacher pay raises

Posted at 3:50 PM, Mar 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-01 16:52:41-05

MUSKOGEE, Okla. -- About 40 Muskogee High School students are picketing outside the school Thursday as they push for more school funding and pay raises for teachers.

The students are looking to raise awareness for the issues Oklahoma schools are facing due to lack of funding. The students will picket outside the high school until 4 p.m. and another group is picketing outside an elementary school. 

Recently, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a budget bills that cut funding to Oklahoma agencies, including public schools.

RELATED: Gov. Fallin signs bill imposing cuts to Oklahoma agencies 

Watch a Facebook live from outside the high school below:

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