Oakland Teachers Strike Ends, But Not Everyone Is Happy

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Oakland teachers, students and supporters rally in the rain in front of the State Building on Feb. 25, the third day of a districtwide teachers strike. (Stephanie Lister/KQED)

The Oakland teachers strike is over. Teachers and other educators approved an agreement Sunday night to end the seven-day strike and give parents a reason to send their kids back to school. The agreement offers teachers a pay increase. But school board officials say the raises will come with future budget cuts in other departments. Plus, not everyone is happy with the new contract, especially nurses.

Guests: Vanessa Rancano, education reporter for KQED and Julia McEvoy, education editor for KQED.