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Thousands of teachers on strike

Thousands of teachers are taking part in a one-day strike today in a continued row over pay, pensions and working conditions. The walkout will affect schools in the East of England, the East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire and Humberside.

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Teachers: Gove is 'dismissing us as if we were children'

Michael Gove is "dismissing" the concerns of teachers "as if we were children", one school staff member has told Daybreak.

The education secretary's controversial reforms include performance related pay, which one teacher said "is not really fair" as it is based on the results pupils obtain, not what teachers do in the classroom.

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