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Sixth Grader Pushes West Virginia Governor to Hike Teachers' Pay

As thousands of teachers, staff and students head back to school across West Virginia on Thursday, they have a sixth-grader to thank for the end of a four-day walkout over pay and benefits. On Tuesday, Gov. Jim Justice said teachers and other education-related employees would get a 5 percent pay raise in the first year. At a press conference announcing the deal, the governor credited a 12-year-old boy for changing his mind on the issue. Gideon Titus-Glover, who couldn’t attend his...

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