Strikes

Jennyerin Steele Staats, a special education teacher from Jackson County holds her sign aloft outside of the capitol building after WVEA President Dale Lee outlined the terms for ending the walkout on the fourth day of statewide walkouts in Charleston, W.Va., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Striking teachers are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 percent pay raise in the first year to end their statewide walkout. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 8:33 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's House approved a 5 percent pay raise negotiated by Gov. Jim Justice to end a walkout by West Virginia teachers though schools in 28 of its 55 counties planned to stay closed Thursday. House approval 98-1 of the proposed raise came Wednesday evening. The...
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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice addresses at news conference, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Justice announced that striking teachers would return to work on Thursday, and that he’s offering teachers and school service personnel a 5-percent pay increase in the first year. (AP Photo/John Raby)
February 27, 2018 - 7:48 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Striking teachers in West Virginia are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 percent pay raise in the first year to end their statewide walkout. Justice made the...
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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice addresses at news conference, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Justice announced that striking teachers would return to work on Thursday, and that he’s offering teachers and school service personnel a 5-percent pay increase in the first year. (AP Photo/John Raby)
February 27, 2018 - 7:29 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Striking teachers in West Virginia are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 percent pay raise in the first year to end their statewide walkout. Justice made the...
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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice addresses at news conference, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Justice announced that striking teachers would return to work on Thursday, and that he’s offering teachers and school service personnel a 5-percent pay increase in the first year. (AP Photo/John Raby)
February 27, 2018 - 7:18 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Striking teachers in West Virginia will return to the classroom on Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said in announcing he's offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 percent pay raise in the first year. Justice made the announcement at a news conference Tuesday...
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Destiny Carpenter holds a sign outside of the Capitol building on the fourth day of statewide walkouts in Charleston, W.V., on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 4:35 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's teachers striking for the fourth day over low pay and rising health insurance costs say state legislators are failing to learn their civics lessons, which may have to be driven home at the ballot box in November. All 100 seats in the House and half of the 34...
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