Battles over teacher pay and school funding are ongoing in 3 states

CNN: Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky continue to press lawmakers for better pay and conditions, while Arizona's educators begin weighing a walkout.

Oklahoma's teacher walkout extended into its ninth day Thursday -- the same number of days that West Virginia teachers were on strike last month before Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill giving them a 5% pay raise.

Some school districts such as Tulsa's and Oklahoma City Public Schools remain closed Thursday, while others moved to welcome students back into the classroom.

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