Educators in the Rocky Mountain state tell lawmakers to reduce or freeze corporate tax breaks and invest in public education.
Photographs shared by educators on social media provide the evidence of legislative neglect in Arizona that led 75,000 teachers and education support professionals to take action.
No state in the country has cut school funding more than Arizona. Educators are letting everybody know that the state must do better for its children.
“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.”
The widening pay inequities endured by educators for too long are finally front and center. So are the reckless tax cuts that helped create the crisis.
Fed up with lawmakers who have long neglected public schools, educators are building a movement that “cannot be stopped,” says NEA president.
Thousands rally outside the Supreme Court to send a message to the corporate special interests behind ‘Janus’ case: You won’t stop working families from realizing the American dream.
Smaller class sizes are worth fighting for – but not if they are imposed by unfunded mandates that trigger teacher layoffs and unleash general chaos across school districts.
One often overlooked group, with the support of NEA and its affiliates, managed to protect itself from a plan that puts the richest Americans first.