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Oklahoma teachers demand more money in 2nd day of strike


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hundreds of teachers walked out of classrooms and crammed into the Oklahoma Capitol for a second day on Tuesday, shouting "Where's our money?" to demand more aid for public schools, amid a rebellion of educators in Republican-led states across the country.

Rowdy teachers booed lawmakers when the Oklahoma House adjourned. House officials initially called on state troopers to clear the gallery of protesting teachers but later backed off. Education advocates filled the Capitol to capacity, and troopers limited access to the building.

Leaders of the state largest teachers...

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