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West Virginia teachers walk out, shutting down all public schools

From the first minute Ellen Shepherd - a kindergarten-to-5th-grade special education teacher - picketed Thursday morning, along with other school employees in Elkins, West Virginia, community members showed their support.

"It was amazing," said Shepherd, who is also the president of the Randolph County Education Association. "People were stopping to offer support, coffee, doughnuts, stuff all day long," she added.  Read more.

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