US: 31,000 Strong LA Teachers’ Union To Strike Next Week

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

A union representing over 30,000 teachers in Los Angeles, California has threatened a massive walkout to demand higher salaries, smaller class sizes, and a moratorium on new charter schools. The [...]

Arizona Teachers Are On the Largest Strike in State History, Here

By Sarah Lahm, In These Times -

Over 800,000 students in both traditional public schools and charter schools and are expected to be impacted by the walkout, as their schools will likely be closed until an agreement over pay and [...]

Radical Teacher’s Union Leaders In Mexico Released

By Staff, www.bigstory.ap.org -

By Staff of AP - MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican court allowed two leaders of a radical teachers union to leave prison Friday on a form of bail following weeks of protests by supporters over their [...]

Nation’s Largest Teachers Union Endorses Teaching “Climate Justice”

By Staff, www.zinnedproject.org -

By Staff of The Zinn Education Project - In May, the Portland, Oregon school board passed the country’s first comprehensive “climate justice” resolution. The school board voted unanimously to [...]

96.5% Of Chicago Teachers Vote To Strike

By CTU Communications, www.ctunet.com -

By CTU Communications for Chicago Teachers Union - “Late last week teachers, PSRPs, clinicians—members of the CTU—voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. The actual result was just over 96 [...]

Seattle Teachers Went On Strike For Social Justice: A Historic Victory!

By Jesse Hagopian, www.dianeravitch.net -

By Jesse Hagopian in Diane Ravitch - On Sunday evening, thousands of Seattle Education Association members gathered in a general membership meeting and voted to approve a new contract with the [...]

Teachers’ Union Protests Eli Broad’s Support Of Charter Schools

By Adrienne Bankert, www.abc7.com -

By Adrienne Bankert in ABC7 - A crowd of protesters with United Teachers Los Angeles held a rally outside The Broad on the museum's opening day Sunday. Hundreds of parents, teachers and students [...]