Sunday December 9, 2018
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BY staff | Battle Ground, WA | 9/16/18
Teachers, who had voted to continue striking despite a court order to return to work, made major gains and won a strong contract, Sept. 16.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson | 9/06/18
Tucson, AZ - Outraged educators took to the streets in both Phoenix and Tucson Sept. 5 to protest the removal of Proposition 207 from the November ballot. The actions took place at the Arizona Chamber of Commerce in Phoenix and at Chamber members Tucson Electrical Power (TEP) and Wells Fargo in Tucson. These places were targets because it was the Chamber of Commerce that funded and filed the lawsuit against the InvestInEd ballot initiative that would have raised income taxes on the top 0.07% of Arizonans, some 15,000 people, and generated an estimated $690 million. This amount would provide a significant boost to missing $1.1 billion from public schools over the ten years.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/05/18
Thousands of enthusiastic union members united for a great march and rally in the heart of the historical Wilmington Chicano community, Sept 3.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/02/18
The featured speaker at this year’s commemoration of the historic 1970 Chicano Moratorium against the War was United Teachers of LA (UTLA) chapter chair at Marvin Avenue Elementary School and longtime Centro CSO member Lupe Torres.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 8/31/18
Families, union members, teachers, activists and students filled the house at local Chicano art center, Self Help Graphics, Aug. 29, to commemorate the 48th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium Against the War.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/28/18
On Thursday night, May 24, Alex Brower, the president of Substitute Teachers’ Union for Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), ended his 21-day hunger strike with a victory.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 5/05/18
The nation’s largest labor action came to a close Thursday, May 3 when Arizona’s #RedForEd movement ended its six-day walkout.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 5/02/18
As the historic statewide strike of Arizona educators concluded its unprecedented fourth day on May 1, Tucson rallied under the banner #RedForEd.
BY Jim Byrne | Phoenix, AZ | 4/30/18
The historic statewide educator walkout entered its third day Monday, April 30.
BY Brad Sigal | San Juan, Puerto Rico | 4/30/18
On April 27, police pepper sprayed teachers in a protest led by the Puerto Rican Teachers Federation (FMPR) outside the Department of Education.
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