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Yukon teacher walkout

Yukon teachers walk to Capitol

More than two dozen teachers, parents and children donned their walking shoes Thursday for their trek from Yukon High School to the state Capitol in an effort to put pressure on lawmakers to boost educational funding in Oklahoma. The 14.5-mile trip took about five hours. It was the latest effort of members of the Yukon…

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Strikes are hard, superintendent says

As teachers for the Yukon School District entered their fifth day of a walkout in support of additional funding for education, questions about how long the process will last linger. The Yukon Review sat down with Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth to discuss some of the issues the district is facing because of the walkout. The…

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Walkout is on: Yukon schools to shut down so teachers can rally

Officials with the Yukon School District announced Friday that classes will be cancelled through next Wednesday. In a letter that is posted on the school district’s website, Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth said classes will be canceled Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a statewide teacher walkout. The decision follows the recommendation of the Yukon…

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Yukon schools to shut down for walkout

Officials with the Yukon School District announced Friday that classes will be cancelled through next Wednesday. In a letter that is posted on the school district’s website, Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth said classes will be canceled Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a statewide teacher walkout. The decision follows the recommendation of the Yukon…

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Yukon school officials unveil walkout plans

The Yukon School District has a plan … if teachers decide to walk out of their classrooms on April 2. Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth told more than 200 people who attended a town hall meeting Tuesday that the district will host graduation ceremonies on May 22 as planned, children will be fed, and officials are…

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