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GOP Lays Out New Teacher Pay Plan, Faces Backlash Video included

With the clock ticking toward the teacher strike deadline, Republican lawmakers brought out a new plan Thursday to give teachers a raise. 


Back To Drawing Board On Teacher Raises: Lawmakers React Video included

Representative Emily Virgin (D) Democratic Caucus Chair Representative Emily Virgin (D) Democratic Caucus Chair

It’s back to the drawing board at the state Capitol after a Senate bill to give teachers 12.7 percent raises failed late Wednesday night. 


House Reveals Teacher Pay Plan With No Way To Fund It Video included

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House Republicans presented a plan they say would give teachers large raises, more than they are demanding over six years, and even more if they continue teaching. But there’s a problem with the plan. Lawmakers didn’t identify a way to pay for the $700 million plan. “This plan today is a plan that I think is achievable” said Representative Charles McCall (R) House Speaker, flanked by teachers and members of Professional Oklahoma Educators. That plan...


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