On This Day
in West Virginia History...

Charleston Daily Mail headline

On March 21, 1980, about one-fourth of the state's teachers walked off the job in a one-day protest over the legislature's failure to approve a larger increase in salary.

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"Teacher in 30 counties vote to walk out"
"Thousands rally to push pay hike"
Increasing Salaries For Teachers
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On This Day in West Virginia History: March

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