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Oklahoma teacher walkout stretches into 5th day

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Posted at 9:16 AM, Apr 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-06 10:16:55-04

The Oklahoma teachers strike is stretching into a fifth day, and a state union leader doesn't think pending revenue bills are enough to stop the walkout from extending into next week.

The Senate is expected to consider separate proposals Friday to expand tribal gambling and tax certain internet sales to generate roughly $40 million annually.

The Oklahoma Education Association's executive director, David Duvall, says he doesn't think those are enough to keep teachers from walking out again.

Our team coverage of the walkout continues Friday on air and online.

 

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