US teachers' union steps up fight for more rights

Their largest union is meeting this week to discuss a spending crisis following strikes and protests in several states.

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    Teachers in the US are fighting for better pay, conditions, and funding.

    Their largest union is meeting this week to discuss a spending crisis many think has impacted the nation's children following strikes and protests by teachers in several states.

    Organisers from the union are considering their next moves ahead of the US midterm elections in November.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from their annual convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


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