• Oklahoma City Public Schools to host traveling teachers overnight

    By: Josh Gammon

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    • OKCPS will host up to 400 educators overnight on Monday.
    • Oklahoma teachers who live up to 60 miles away and want to rally at the Capitol can register online.

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Oklahoma City Public Schools announced that on Monday night it will house up to 400 Oklahoma educators who live more than 60 miles from the Capitol.

    Educators across the state shut down schools beginning April 2 to protest for better pay and education funding.

    MORE COVERAGE: Oklahoma School Shutdown

    A registration page was set up on the school's website. Those looking for a place to stay at no cost while rallying in OKC can do so at the Capitol Hill High School Fieldhouse while space is available.

    "We know housing & travel costs can be a barrier for our fellow educators from afar, and OKCPS wants to ensure that all Oklahoma teachers get the opportunity to have their voices heard at the Capitol," the post read. 

    Find out how you can register here.

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