The cuts in Oklahoma also had dire consequences for schools.
About 50 people, a mix of teachers, parents and students, protested at Burlington Pike and Mall Road in Florence.
Plans for Monday classes at Enid Public Schools reflected that back-and-forth deliberation last week. "Today was Day 1 of however long it will take to solve the education funding crisis with a long-term solution", wrote Oklahoma teacher Alberto Morejon, who founded the Facebook group that helped jump-start his state's movement.
"It's these kinds of political stunts and years of irresponsible budgeting that got us in this mess to begin with", Priest said.In addition to reinstating the hotel tax, Priest said, two other revenue streams could be achieved by instituting a "ball and dice" tax on gambling and passing the capital gains tax break.
Monday's walkout and rally, which drew an estimated 30,000 people to the Capitol, is expected to continue Tuesday and possibly beyond. Teachers demanded a $10,000 raise for themselves and a $5,000 raise for other school workers and an additional $200 million in education funding. "There's no supplies. Our schools don't have the funding". About a dozen teachers gathered at the home of Jami Cole, a third-grade teacher at Horace Mann Elementary, and curled up on a plush sectional sofa and on the carpet, huddling over posters and expertly tracing letters with glitter glue. Then, lawmakers sought to repeal a tax increase on hotels that is critical to the funding increases, according to The Oklahoman. Teachers say their classrooms are in need of new technology and new furniture. But he just said, "Miss Ross, you really work!" I could make about 20 grand more by moving to Texas or Arkansas, and many teachers are doing just that. Most schools were closed for spring break, with teachers and supporters using their time off to protest-while 21 counties's schools closed for the strike.
CITY (AP) - Along with thousands of Oklahoma teachers, approximately 75-100 Ponca City teachers and community members descended on the Capitol via carpool and by a bus provided to the school by local patrons.
Surveillance footage shows Sterling pushing back against the two officers when they appear and attempt to pin him against a auto . The officers pant, curse, and yell, "Get on the ground!" As the men are on the ground, someone yells "he's got a gun".
She went on to state that the disgusting act by Mateen "wasn't preplanned" because "if he didn't know, she couldn't know". But defense attorneys said those statements were coerced, and there was no audio or video tape of the interrogation.
While we wait for the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update next month, Microsoft is moving forward with Redstone 5 with Build 17634 . Foley further says Panos Panay will get a Chief Product Officer title but otherwise remains the head of Microsoft devices .
In an a letter stuffed inside an envelope covered in hand-drawn hearts and smiley faces, a teenager wrote, "I'm 18-years-old". She also noted, "I'm really skinny and have 34C sized breasts". "Everyone now and then gets a few, but nothing like this".
This is a protective metal shield used to cover the cargo as the rocket is en route to space and blasts through the atmosphere. The company attempted such a recovery during a February launch, but the fairing missed the net by "a few hundred meters".
On the glass, Tristan Thompson corralled 14 boards, with Kevin Love also hauling down eight despite a rough shooting night. On Tuesday, the Pelicans were bloodied on the defensive glass, allowing 20 second-chance points in the second half alone.
Parkland student activist David Hogg has had more than his 15 minutes of fame, and his time may be running out. Hogg said on CNN that it's "disturbing" that Ingraham has not been held accountable for her past comments.
Aside from the performances of songs like " Shake It Off ", Swift and Wiseman shared stories and reflected on their careers. And of course she performed Love Story - arguably the song that skyrocketed her into global stardom.
New York Yankees Home Opener Rescheduled
Mets 6, Cardinals 2 - Yoenis Cespedes and Travis d'Arnaud homered, Todd Frazier drove in three runs and host NY defeated St. Out at Yankee Stadium on Monday, we've got a series opener coming between the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees .
Lightning excited for 'barometer' game vs. Bruins
Dylan Larkin, Darren Helm, Andreas Athanasiou and Danny DeKeyser also scored to help Detroit overcome a 2-0 first-period deficit. Later in the second, it was Pastrnak stepping in after a hit on Bergeron and squaring off with Tampa Bay's Dan Girardi .
Russia Tests New 'Modern' Ballistic Missile
Russian Federation has successfully tested its latest intercontinental ballistic missile, the country's military said on Friday. The short video said the missile - nicknamed "Satan 2" - was launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russian Federation .
UN calls for probe into deaths in Gaza border protest
Ramadan, the Muslim holy fasting month that often sees a surge in Palestinian attacks, also is anticipated to begin May 15. On 14 May, Israel will mark its 70th anniversary and the U.S. is scheduled to open its embassy in Jerusalem.
The full trailer for HBO's Westworld Season 2
The network has been hyping up the new season for awhile now, but they're being mysterious and secretive , as one would suspect. At the end, Bernarnold voices what we've all be thinking throughout the trailer: " You frighten me sometimes, Dolores ".