Because teachers and education support professionals in St. Paul stood together, the school district knew the threat of a strike was even more credible.
Fed up with moonlighting and living paycheck-to-paycheck, education support professionals in Virginia seek fair pay.
After threatening a virtual strike or “log out,” union members win contract giving them the voice to improve the digital learning environment.
Bargaining for the common good is a natural fit at public institutions whose missions—and funding—are entangled with the well-being of their communities.
“Fund our future!” Kentucky educators tell lawmakers at Friday protest.
“All the work that we’ve done, the allies we’ve made, and the foundation we’ve built – we’re not back to the beginning, we’re just on a detour.”
With the eyes of the nation on them, West Virginia teachers’ historic nine-day statewide strike ended Tuesday in victory.
St. Paul educators demand the issue of underfunding be included in contract negotiations and put ‘bargaining for the common good’ in the national spotlight.
After decades of endless empty promises to take care of educators, West Virginia’s teachers and education support professionals have reached the breaking point.
Public education needs early career educators to begin advocating for their profession and their students. An NEA program is helping them find their voice.