An Oklahoma educator explains what teaching grassroots movements taught him about organizing the walkout, and one of his students explains why she's showing up every day at the Capitol to protest alongside the teachers.
By Greg Oppel, Gabrielle Davis
Ripped binding, torn pages and outdated information -- such as listing the current president as George W. Bush, whose term ended in 2009 -- have been a visible rallying cry as teachers demand better pay and more funding.
By Erica R. Hendry, Vic Pasquantonio
It's the first time the state's teachers have walked out of school in nearly 30 years.
By Vic Pasquantonio
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