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Thousands of teachers rallied Tuesday at Oklahoma’s state Capitol for the second day of a walkout, demanding increased salaries and state funding for schools.

Teachers want an additional $150 million in school funding, after a 16 percent pay increase from legislators last week failed to meet their full demands. Oklahoma teachers have an average salary of around $42,460, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows, putting them in 48th place in average U.S. classroom teacher salary. Lawmakers say that they won’t budge because they’ve already granted an additional $50 million in school funding.

The stalemate is poised to continue after the Oklahoma House adjourned Tuesday without taking up Senate-approved revenue-raising measures. One representative vowed not to vote on any more funding…

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