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Teachers Strike

  1. vision 2020
    Does Kamala Harris Really Know What Teachers Want?Her call to raise teachers’ salaries shows she wants to distinguish herself as the education candidate, but she’s still haunted by her truancy policy.
  2. education
    Teacher Protests Won Higher Funding for Schools, But It’s Still Not EnoughDespite improvements driven by teacher strikes, schools in many areas remain underfunded. A lasting fix will require changing state governments.
  3. labor
    This Is Why Oakland’s Teachers Are on StrikeIt’s not just about wages. It’s about the ramifications of extreme income inequality in the Bay Area.
  4. education
    West Virginia Teachers Strike Again, Appear to Score Another VictoryHours after teachers walked out, a bill that would have raised their pay but allowed charter schools and private school vouchers was tabled.
  5. education
    Red for Ed Wave Continues: Where Teachers Are Set to Strike NextEducators in several states and cities are either currently on strike or are considering new strikes and walkouts in the weeks to come.
  6. politics
    West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Won’t Support Charter School BillAhead of Jim Justice’s press conference, teachers repeatedly condemned the omnibus bill as “retaliation” for last year’s walkout.
  7. education
    GOP Lawmakers Learned Nothing From Last Year’s Teacher WalkoutsWest Virginia Republicans are pushing a bill that could spark another walkout, and they aren’t the only state lawmakers mulling retaliatory measures.
  8. education
    With Teachers’ Strike, L.A.’s Long Battle Over Charter Schools Comes to a HeadCharter schools have seen explosive growth in L.A., and now striking educators claim they’ve left traditional schools overcrowded and under-resourced.
  9. teachers strike
    Here’s Why 32,000 Teachers Are on Strike in Los AngelesEducators are fighting for their students.
  10. kentucky
    Kentucky Governor Calls Special Session to Go After Teacher Pensions AgainThe state Supreme Court shot down cuts to public employee pensions, so Matt Bevin is pursuing his unpopular “reforms” in the worst possible way.
  11. education
    The Teachers’ Strike Wave May Be Coming to Los AngelesThousands of L.A. public school educators and allies marched over the weekend, and next month the district might see its first strike in 30 years.
  12. education
    Chicago Teachers Clear Path for Nation’s First Charter-School StrikeFollowing a wave of teacher protests earlier this year, Acero Charter Schools educators voted to authorize a potentially groundbreaking strike.
  13. politics
    Walkouts Led to Big Wins for Red-State Teachers. Why Are They Still Struggling?Despite winning raises in Arizona, Oklahoma, and West Virginia, teachers are still being squeezed — and they’re willing to fight for more.
  14. in my experience
    I’m a Teacher in a Red State. The Teachers’ Strike Turned My Ballot Blue.I was a lifelong Republican. After seeing how little “trickled down” to my classroom and joining the Oklahoma walkout, I started voting for Democrats.
  15. Arizona Court Kills Taxes-for-Education Ballot InitiativeA grassroots effort to boost taxes on the wealthy to pay for education improvements was shot down, but the general election could become a referendum.
  16. Arizona Passes New Education Funding to End Teachers’ StrikeStriking teachers won more than Republicans ever wanted to give — but much less than they had demanded.
  17. The Third Major Red-State Teachers Strike of 2018 Will Start Next WeekArizona educators voted overwhelming to strike after rejecting a pay-raise plan from that state’s governor.
  18. Oklahoma Teachers Win a Partial VictoryNow teachers have forced GOP politicians into raising pay in a second state. But the fight continues in other states, spilling over into elections.
  19. Teachers Go on Strike in Two More Red StatesEducators are walking off the job in Kentucky and (again) in Oklahoma as their conflicts with GOP state lawmakers intensify.
  20. Will Oklahoma Teachers Be the Next to Strike?After years of frustration over low pay, Oklahoma teachers may emulate their counterparts in West Virginia and go on strike.
  21. West Virginia Teachers’ Strike Continues As State Senate Drags Feet on DealA tentative deal reached by the governor and two unions did not persuade strikers to come back to work, and apparently for good reason.
  22. West Virginia’s Statewide Teachers’ Strike ContinuesThe strike enters its fourth day tomorrow, as the state’s Republican attorney general hankers to intervene to stop the “illegal” action.
  23. school's out for forever
    Chicago Teachers Refuse to Go Back to School, Rahm Emanuel Takes Them to CourtSorry, kids.
  24. school's out for forever
    Romney Attacks Obama on Chicago Teachers StrikeRahm doesn’t give “two hoots” about this.