Friday August 23, 2019
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BY staff | Tampa, FL | 5/06/19
Over 30 young workers, trade unionists and community members rallied May 3 to demand an end to attacks on public school employees in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida.
BY Cassandra Swart | Richardson, TX | 5/05/19
About 60 people came together at Faith United Methodist Church here, May 3, for a community forum on the trafficking of Filipino teachers in the nearby suburb of Garland.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/26/19
Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members at as many as ten more charter schools could be on the picket lines on May 1 - May Day - in what would be the third CTU strike against charter operators this school year.
BY Griffin Bur | Madison, WI | 4/13/19
On April 5, graduate workers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison occupied Bascom Hall for three hours, organized by the Teaching Assistants Association (TAA).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/12/19
Five charter schools could face strikes in coming weeks, as educators battle for living wages, adequate student supports, pension rights and protections for immigrant and diverse learners.
BY Jared Hamil | Los Angeles, CA | 4/08/19
Centro CSO (Community Service Organization) along with teachers, parents and students from several East Area schools announced a historic victory, April 4. After months of struggle, corporate KIPP Promesa Charter school will not be building a new mega-charter school in Boyle Heights, at the location of the former Lincoln Hospital near 4th and Soto Street.
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 4/03/19
Over 40 custodians, teachers and concerned community members rallied outside the Hillsborough County School Board meeting, April 2, to stop plans to privatize the custodial staff at all Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS).
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, FL | 3/07/19
Over 30 teachers, staff, parents and community members rallied outside the Pasco County School District Office, March 5, to build support for United School Employees of Pasco (USEP) and challenge dismal salaries for school district employees, along with the lack of funding for public education.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/20/19
Solidarity matters. Teachers and paraprofessionals at the Chicago International Charter Schools hit the picket lines at 6:00 a.m. on February 5 and stayed out until they had won what they needed at 3:15 a.m. on February 17.
BY staff | Denver, CO | 2/14/19
After all night negotiations the Denver School Board, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) announced that they had reached a tentative agreement to end the teachers strike. It was announced that the strike officially ends this Friday, but teachers were free to go back to work today, February 14.
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