Training Bias Out Of Teachers

By Sarah D. Sparks, Education Week. -

This summer, the Des Moines, Iowa, public schools held a series of anti-racist town hall meetings in the wake of the police-led killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and the [...]

Teachers Are On A Tightrope With No Safety Net

By Emily James, Nation of Change. -

After more than a month into New York City’s experiment with reopening schools in a hybrid format that has students alternating between classrooms and their homes, teacher Sapphira Hendrix still [...]

Voters Pass A Tax On The Rich To Pay Teachers More

By Austin Walker, KVOA. -

Marana, AZ - Prop 208, Invest in Ed, passed. A 3.5 percent tax increase will be applied to any individual making more than $250,000 a year or if a household makes more than $500,000 a year. [...]

Bad Leadership Is Plunging Public Schools Into A Crisis

By Jeff Bryant, The Progressive. -

Michael Barbour, a professor at Touro University California and an expert on K-12 online learning, believes that more than half of the nation’s school superintendents “should be fired.” His [...]

Teacher’s Viral Arrest Helped Stop Evictions

By Keith Schnabel, Midwest Socialist. -

Sophia Lukatya is a Chicago Public Schools teacher. She organizes with the Chicago Teachers Union and is a member of Democratic Socialists of America. During the Lift The Ban Coalition’s protests [...]

What Does A “Safe Return” To School Look Like?

By Lois Weiner and Jackson Potter, In These Times. -

Demands for stu­dents and edu­ca­tors to return to in-per­son school­ing dur­ing the pan­dem­ic are com­ing from Democ­rats and Repub­li­cans, both claim­ing the return is nec­es­sary not just to [...]

‘Broken Windows’ Approach To Teaching Is Breaking Our Schools

By Victoria Theisen-Homer, Independent Media Institute. -

In the fight for racial justice, teachers have a heavy job, for schools are both microcosms of, and preparation for, society. Because teachers serve as significant adult figures in children’s [...]

Teachers Organize As COVID-19 Outbreaks At Schools Concealed

By Evan Blake, WSWS. -

Using the fraudulent pretext of “protecting medical privacy,” a growing number of states and school districts across the United States are deliberately concealing information from the public on [...]

New York Teachers Union To Strike Against School Reopening

By Telesur English. -

Despite Donald Trump's administration pressure for schools reopening, several states and institutions postponed the resume of learning activities or issued not-in-person strategies due to new [...]

Utah Teachers Oppose Schools Reopening

By Alyssa Faith and Summer Autumn, Worker's World. -

School districts across Utah are planning to open with in-person classes for the start of the new school year, despite the state having twice the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus as they [...]

Teachers Union Plans Strategy To Resist Unsafe School Re-Openings

By Mike Elk, PayDay Report. -

As the recession delivers severe budget cuts to education, many teachers are worried they won’t be able to re-open schools safely, which has left some considering the possibility of a [...]

Outraged Over Inept School Reopening Push, Teachers Ready #RedForEd Resurrection

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams. -

As teachers and parents across the U.S. continue to express outrage over the federal government's demand that public schools fully reopen in the next few weeks for the fall semester, some [...]

Rally Protests Anti-Racist Teacher’s Suspension

By Lyn Neeley, Workers.org. -

Milton, MA - Hundreds rallied on Juneteenth (June 19) in Milton, Mass., calling for an end to systemic racism in school curriculum and voicing support for Zakia Jarrett, an African-American [...]

Educators Have Opportunity To Revolutionize Education For All Students

By Tussanee Reedboon, Truthout. -

Imagine a world where the exam would already be translated in multiple languages and students were able to use grammar and dictionary tools. An exam with more manageable time requirements and [...]

In The Classroom That Zoom Built

By Belle Chesler, Tom Dispatch. -

Do you hear that silence? That’s the absence of footsteps echoing through our nation’s public school hallways. It’s the silence of teaching in a virtual space populated with students on mute [...]