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Parry Casto, a fifth grade teacher at the Explorer Academy in Huntington, W.Va., dressed in an Uncle Sam costume leads hundreds of teachers in chants outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., Thursday, March 1, 2018. Teachers were awaiting a Senate vote on a proposed 5 percent pay increase for them. (John Raby/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Parry Casto, a fifth grade teacher at the Explorer Academy in Huntington, W.Va., dressed in an Uncle Sam costume leads hundreds of teachers in chants outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., Thursday, March 1, 2018. Teachers were awaiting a Senate vote on a proposed 5 percent pay increase for them. (John Raby/AP)

Schools in West Virginia are closed again Thursday, as teachers continue to strike over pay and health benefits.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dave Mistich (@davemistich), senior reporter for West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

This segment aired on March 1, 2018.

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