North Carolina Teachers Just Closed Schools With A Massive Protest

By Dave Jamieson, Huffingtonpost.com -

Thousands of North Carolina teachers poured into downtown Raleigh and marched to the state’s General Assembly on Wednesday morning in the latest in a series of red-state public school teacher [...]

Entering The ‘Brave New World’ Of Corporatized Education

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

First there were charter schools and high stakes testing, and now we are entering a whole new realm of corporate education that treats students as commodities and views schools and teachers as [...]

Arizona Teachers Oppose Union Sellout And Call For Nationwide Strike

By Will Marrow, Wsws.org -

Schools reopened across Arizona on Friday, as teachers returned to work following the betrayal of their courageous week-long strike by the unions, the American Federation of Teachers, the [...]

The Outcome In Arizona

By Eric Blanc, Jacobin Magazine. -

After an all-night encampment of striking educators, the Arizona state government passed a budget bill early this morning. To assess the strike and the settlement, Jacobin’s Eric Blanc spoke [...]

Arizona Strike Enters Second Week As Teacher Union President Opposes Calls For Nationwide Strike

By David Moore, Wsws.org -

On Monday, nearly 50,000 Arizona educators and supporters continued their walkout against underfunded schools and low pay for a third day. Although the teacher unions have done everything to [...]

Unions, Democrats Promote Deal To Suppress Struggle By Colorado Teachers

The Colorado Education Association (CEA) is collaborating with the Democratic-controlled state government to suppress the resistance of teachers in the state and prevent them from uniting with [...]

What Kind Of Unionism Is This?

By Andrew Stewart, Counterpunch.org -

For the past three years, I’ve been working in the urban core of Providence public schools. Prior to that, I did a year of after school programming with City Year Rhode Island, an AmeriCorps [...]

DC Teachers From Only Unionized Charter School March

By Perry Stein, Washington Post. -

Washington, DC - A rare battle between teachers and administrators at a charter school has broken into public view, with educators taking to the streets of a D.C. neighborhood to press their case [...]

Teachers In Arizona, Colorado Stage Mass Walkout For Better Pay

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Encouraged by similar protests in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky, organizers said the action would send a message to political leaders about their dissatisfaction. Tens of thousands [...]

Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike

By Jerry White, Wsws.org -

Teachers in the southwestern US state of Arizona have overwhelmingly voted to strike to demand improved wages for educators and support staff, and restore more than $1 billion in school funding [...]

Teacher Rebellion: Class Dismissed

By Steve Fraser, Tomdispatch.com -

Are teachers professionals, proletarians, or both? One symptom of our pathological denial of class realities is that we are accustomed to thinking of teachers as “middle class.” Certainly, their [...]

School Cancelled as Hundreds of Colorado Teachers Walk Out Monday

By Jow St. George, KDVR -

Teacher walkouts in Kentucky, Oklahoma, West Virginia, and elsewhere have dominated the news as of late. Now a walkout is planned for Colorado. Englewood Schools announced Thursday classes [...]

With Strike Looming, Arizona Governor Bends to Teacher Demands

By Bob Christie and Melissa Daniels, Associated Press -

As recently as Tuesday, a defiant Arizona governor refused to meet with teachers threatening to strike over low pay and said he was sticking with a 1 percent raise proposal. By Thursday, [...]

Hundreds Of Oklahoma Teachers Angry At Union

By Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox.com -

On Thursday afternoon, Oklahoma’s largest educators association announced an end to the nine-day walkout, saying lawmakers “won’t budge an inch.” The group said that it would take the $479 [...]

How Privatization Sparked The Massive Oklahoma Teacher Uprising

By Valerie Vande Panne, Inthesetimes.com -

OKLAHOMA—On April 2, an estimated 30,000 Oklahoma teachers walked out of schools across the state, some traveling hundreds of miles to the capital to protest. This momentum has not stopped: At [...]