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Oklahoma teachers are poised for a walkout 

Edmond Public School teachers Leslie James, left, and Lorna Williams looks up their legislators during a rally to support the Step Up Oklahoma Plan at the state capitol in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman
Edmond Public School teachers Leslie James, left, and Lorna Williams looks up their legislators during a rally to support the Step Up Oklahoma Plan at the state capitol in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma's largest teacher union says "schools will shut down" if a pay raise for teachers is not approved by April 23.

“We have to be really smart and really strategic, and we have to give the (state) Legislature time to pass something,” said David DuVall, executive director of the Oklahoma Education Association, which announced the deadline on Tuesday.

The idea of a statewide teacher walkout has been gaining momentum during recent weeks through discussions and pushes on social media.

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Edmond Public School teachers Leslie James, left, and Lorna Williams looks up their legislators during a rally to support the Step Up Oklahoma Plan at the state capitol in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.    Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

Edmond Public School teachers Leslie James, left, and Lorna Williams looks up their legislators during a rally to support the Step Up Oklahoma Plan at the state capitol in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

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Matt Patterson

Matt Patterson has been with The Oklahoman since 2006. Prior to joining the news staff in 2010, Patterson worked in The Oklahoman's sports department for five years. He previously worked at The Lawton Constitution and The Edmond Sun.... Read more ›

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