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Thousands of teachers march on Fayetteville Street to the N.C. Legislative building in Raleigh, N.C. during the "March for Students and Rally for Respect," the largest act of organized teacher political action in state history.
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Thousands of teachers march on Fayetteville Street to the N.C. Legislative building in Raleigh, N.C. during the "March for Students and Rally for Respect," the largest act of organized teacher political action in state history.

Thousands of teachers are marching in downtown Raleigh on Wednesday to lobby state lawmakers to increase education spending and raise teacher pay in North Carolina.

Several school districts, including Wake County, are closed because schools couldn't find enough substitute teachers to keep schools open.

Here's what some of those teachers and others are saying on social media about the rally.

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#red4ed #teacherally2018

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After rallying at the General Assembly, teachers waited to speak to their representatives at Bicentennial Plaza.

Some people were critical of the march.

Anna Johnson; 919-829-4807; @anna_m_johnson

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