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Teachers are on strike in a dispute over school funding.
Education Secretary Nikki Morgan has said the strike will "harm children's education" and "damage the profession's reputation in the eyes of the public".
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
The National Union of Teachers is staging a strike today over what it says is inadequate school funding.
NUT acting leader Kevin Courtney is calling for an increase in funding to meet rising costs for schools.
Education Secretary Nikki Morgan has said the strike will "damage the profession's reputation in the eyes of the public".
In a letter to Mr Courtney she urged him to reconsider the industrial action:
Latest ITV News reports
The National Union of Teachers' is striking to protest about underfunding which it says is affecting the education of children.