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Today The Guardian US announces the Teacher Takeover, a 3-day editorial series to highlight the teachers and issues at the heart of the teacher activism that has spread across the country since the spring.

The project is a collaboration with a team of teachers from across the country, who have helped commission stories and photography projects, and written first person essays and opinion pieces.

Guardian editors first met with a team of over a dozen teachers at the American Federation of Teachers convention in Pittsburgh in early July. Teachers shared stories from their classrooms —and helped Guardian editors develop themes for the project and story ideas around the biggest challenges they face as educators. The Guardian also received

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