Oklahoma Education Association says schools will shut down in April if teachers don't get raises

Posted: 7:37 PM, Mar 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-07 19:42:43Z

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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