What the media missed about the West Virginia teachers strike

Teachers hold a rally outside the Senate Chambers in the West Virginia Capitol, March 5, 2018. (Credit: AP/Tyler Evert)

The statewide walkout by teachers that shuttered West Virginia’s public schools for nine days garnered an enormous amount of media attention. But the teachers’ demands for more money and a fix to spiraling health care costs were only part of the story.

In the latest episode of the Have You Heard podcast, AlterNet education contributor Jennifer Berkshire and co-host Jack...

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