Friday May 29, 2020
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/22/20
Educators at EPIC Academy College Prep who are seeking to join the Chicago Teachers Union celebrated the afternoon of May 18, when the NLRB - the National Labor Relations Board - blocked their employer’s reckless demand that they hold an in-person union election at the school.
BY Richard Berg | Chicago, IL | 5/13/20
I have lived into my sixties without giving really serious thought to 19th century English literature.
BY Thomas Leng | Chicago, IL | 5/10/20
Close to 400,000 students in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) are in their seventh week of remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 4/20/20
Florida FRSO members are holding a webinar May 1, May Day, to highlight the struggles taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/20/20
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday, April 16, that the city will cut $827 million from the department of education budget in the next fiscal year.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 4/20/20
Luis Sifuentes, of the community group Cento CSO states, "Due to the pandemic and Stay At Home order in Los Angeles, Centro CSO is organizing this year's May Day as a car caravan through Boyle Heights with our demands: Jail killer cops, defend public education, and legalization for all - along with demands for hazard pay, better protections for workers in the front lines during this pandemic and expand COVID-19 testing in Black and brown communities."
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/14/20
Schools were closed for three days this week as teachers and other educators, who are members of the St. Paul Federation of Educators, went on strike.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 3/12/20
Over 75 people gathered together to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8 in Jacksonville. The program was held in the union hall of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/11/20
Saint Paul educators are on strike, March 10. Their demands include multilingual staff, mental health supports for students, and special education services.
BY Christina Kittle | Tallahassee, FL | 1/14/20
Well over 1000 educators, school bus drivers, custodians, counselors and other public school workers, dressed in red, rallied at the Old Capitol Building in Tallahassee on January 13 to demand lawmakers invest in public schools during the 2020 state legislative session.
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