Teachers on the march across the region

There was an impromptu day off school for many children in our region and an extra complication for working parents.

Many schools across the east were either closed completely today, or were open with just a few classes running, as teachers went on strike in a row over pay, workload and pension deals.

Click below to watch Tanya Mercer's report for the east of the ITV Anglia region

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Schools close as teachers strike

The National Union of Teachers is staging a one-day national strike on Wednesday 26 March, affecting schools across the Anglia region. Some are closed or only partially open.