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'We Have Reached A Deal': West Virginia Teacher Strike Set To End With Pay Raise

The strike, which shuttered classrooms in the state for more than a week, reached a resolution as Gov. Jim Justice, the union and lawmakers all agreed to a 5 percent salary bump for state employees.
West Virginia teachers, students and supporters hold their signs aloft during a demonstration earlier this month in Morgantown, W.Va. Source: Spencer Platt

Updated at 2:30 p.m. ET

After more than a week of shuttered classrooms, the teacher strike in West Virginia is set to come to an end.

The state's governor and teachers union announced Tuesday they had reached a deal to implement a 5

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