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Teachers' Strike: Hundreds attend Durham NUT rally

Hundreds of people have attended an NUT rally in Durham in support of a national teachers' strike over what they claim is inadequate funding.

Education Secretary Nicky Morganhas said the strike will "harm children's education" and "damage the profession's reputation in the eyes of the public".

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Number of school closures in council areas

As teachers across the region stage a 24-hour strike, pupils remain at home because of closures.

Teachers are involved in a national dispute with the government over school funding.

Below is a list of how many schools are affected (closed or partially closed) in each of our council areas.

  • Durham - 65
  • Newcastle - 29
  • Northumberland - 30
  • Sunderland - 43
  • South Tyneside - 17
  • North Tyneside - 13
  • Redcar and Cleveland - 6
  • Middlesbrough - 55
  • North Yorkshire - 42
  • York - 23
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