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Photos: Teacher’s Day of Action in Oregon

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New York State Senator Brad Hoylman, D-Manhattan, center, speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., about a senate bill to authorize the release of individual New York state tax returns to Congress. Listening at left is Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, D-Yonkers, state Sen. Michael Gianaris, D-Queens, […]

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Thousands of teachers rallied across Oregon to demand more funding for education programs.

Holding signs and wearing T-shirts declaring “Proud Educator,” teachers across Oregon staged a one-day walkout Wednesday demanding for more money for schools.

The demonstrations were the latest in educator activism that has taken hold nationwide. The Oregon Education Association designated May 8 as a statewide “Day of Action.”

Photos: Teacher’s Day of Action in Oregon

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