Thousands of teachers on strike

Hundreds of schools across the South West are closed because of a strike by teachers.

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Hundreds of schools hit by teachers strike

Schools across the region are closed today as part of a national strike by teachers.

The walkouts are because of increased workloads, pension changes and plans to bring in performance related pay.

Teaching unions are holding a rally today at Plymouth Argyle's Home Park ground.

Primary School sign Credit: ITV News West Country

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