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Empty Halls and Picket Lines: Oakland Teachers Strike

Released Friday, 22nd February 2019
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It's Day 1 of the Oakland Unified school teacher strike. Teachers, parents and students began picketing Thursday for more pay, support, and smaller class sizes. The strike directly affects thousands of families that must decide whether to send their kids to school or not. And it hurts the district's pocket book every day students are absent. Today, we check in with one school in Oakland to see how families are handling the strike.

Guests: Julia McEvoy, KQED senior editor, Alejandra Gonzales, Oakland school parent

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