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How Teacher Strikes in Other States Help California Unions Make Their Case

By John Fensterwald
 and 
David Washburn, EdSource

Teachers are on the march.

Lashing out against low pay and what they see as paltry state spending on education, teachers in West Virginia, Kentucky, Oklahoma — and recently Arizona and Colorado — have made national headlines by walking off the job in unprecedented displays of statewide solidarity.

Although there’s no telling when and where the wave of teacher strikes will crest, don’t expect grassroots, Facebook-driven walkouts to wash over California.

Read the complete story at EdSource.