North Carolina teachers to hold one-day walkout

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Thousands of teachers and supporters will rally at the state capitol to highlight low wages and poorly funded local schools

Teachers in North Carolina on Wednesday are launching a one-day walkout in the latest action in a wave of strikes in the education sector that have won significant victories in states across the US and provided a jolt in the arm of the labor movement.

Thousands of teachers and their supporters are set to rally at the state capitol on what will also be the first day of the session for the North Carolina General Assembly, aiming to highlight low wages and poorly funded public schools.

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