The Oklahoma Education Association met with state school superintendents Tuesday and set a deadline for lawmakers to fund pay raises for teachers.
The association said April 2 is the deadline for lawmakers to fund pay raises, and if no resolution is reached, schools will shut down.
The deadline had originally been set for April 23.
Watch a Facebook video from the association below:
In late February, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that imposed across-the-board budget cuts to all state agencies, including public schools, for the remainder of the fiscal year.
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