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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