It’s no coincidence, according to a new report. Educator protests are getting results – but more must be done to put school funding back on track.
The “nerve-wracking” school nurse shortage is one of the reasons why 3,000 members of the Oakland Education Association are on strike.
Fed up with hearing that reducing class size is too expensive, educators and their allies know the cost of inaction has been much worse.
Despite the strong economy, Virginia ranks 42nd in per-pupil state funding. Educators say it is time for public schools to share in the prosperity.
Agreement gives students more librarians, nurses, and counselors while reducing class sizes. “We won this victory through our unity, our action, and our shared sacrifice,” said UTLA president.
‘We won’t be bought off…What we are fighting for is a program of investment in our neighborhood public schools” says UTLA president.
2018 saw a historic mobilization by educators and big wins on election night. But the usual suspects made sure the news wasn’t all good.
What happens when CA teachers invite the community to help them create protest art for a rally (and potential strike)? The community comes out in force.
As educators look ahead to the next two years and the 2020 presidential election, here are some of the midterm’s key issues, trends, and takeaways.
Thanks to the historic level of educator activism, the majority of the American population now lives in a state with a pro-public education governor.