Before they went on strike, West Virginia teachers packed bags to make sure kids didn’t go hungry

Before they went on strike, West Virginia teachers packed bags to make sure kids didn't go hungry

Teachers in West Virginia are striking for higher wages and better benefits, but not at the expense of hungry students. In West Virginia almost one in four children are in poverty. For many of them, free or reduced-price school breakfasts and lunches are their main meals of the day. Some schools even run Friday pantry programs to feed students through the weekend.

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