With hundreds of schools closed parents across the region took the day off or had to find other childcare plans.
So away from the politics what do they, and other council tax payers, make of the strike? We went to the Great Yorkshire Show to find out:
Almost 600 schools have been closed across the region as teachers join a public sector strike.
Teachers across the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire will be out on strike on Thursday 10th July. Click here to see if your school is closed