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A new candidate class: schoolteachers running for office
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
When public school teachers in West Virginia heard last winter that their health insurance premiums would skyrocket, Brianne Solomon wasn’t sure anything could be done about it. The ensuing walkout by nearly 20,000 West Virginia teachers – the first of seven states to see strikes this year – won a 5 percent pay raise and a one-year freeze on healthcare hikes. Solomon has been teaching art and music for 15 years, but today she’s also one of more than 1,400 educators the National Education Association (NEA) says is running for seats in state legislatures this November. read more


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