Ronny Johns, principal of Ada Junior High school, is among a surge of fired-up educators who have stepped into the political ring. Photograph: Brett Deering for the Guardian

Oklahoma Reflects Teacher Revolt That Could Reshape U.S. Politics

The teacher walkout and wave of educators filing to run for political office in Oklahoma this year reflects a national trend. A series by The Guardian, being republished in part by Oklahoma Watch, examines the reasons behind the surge in teacher activism.