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Schools close across the South as teachers go on strike

Some schools around the region will be closed today as members of the NUT go on strike as part of a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.

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Brighton students walk out of school

A number of Brighton students have walked out of school today in protest against proposed changes to the education system. The action comes after hundreds of schools across Kent, Sussex and Brighton were shut or partially shut yesterday in a strike by teachers over pay, conditions and pensions.

The pupils who walked out say they were taking action over possible changes to the length of the school day and summer holidays.

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