Monday March 30, 2020
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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.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 12/22/19
2019 marked the ten-year anniversary of the successful fight to stop the charter school Green Dot from taking over Garfield High School. The threat started with the so-called Public School Choice 1.0, approved by the then pro-charter Los Angeles Unified School District board and Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines in 2009. Low-performing schools were to be put on a bid list. This allowed charter schools like Green Dot and others to write up a bid or proposal to take over and manage a publicly-funded school.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/16/19
Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members voted November 15 to accept the tentative agreement they won in the wake of their historic eleven-day strike.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/05/19
Sarah Chambers is a rank-and-file member of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and a member of their bargaining committee.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 10/31/19
Tonight, October 30, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) suspended its ten-day strike in the public schools, pending a back-to-work agreement.
BY Christina Kittle | Orlando, FL | 10/31/19
The Florida Education Association (FEA) union held their annual statewide Delegate Assembly in Orlando Florida October 17-19, at the Rosen Convention Centre, with 836 registered delegates from over 100 teacher unions across the state of Florida.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/31/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS), U.S.
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