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BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 4/18/18
Last Thursday, April 12, Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey presented his proposal for salary raises to the movement of educators called Arizona Educators United (AEU). It did not take long for teachers and educational support professionals to reject the proposal based on suspicions of a lack of new funding streams and the lack of recognition for classified support staff.
BY Isabella Beaupré | Milwaukee WI | 4/14/18
The Milwaukee Teachers Education Association (MTEA) has been fighting budget cuts and downgrades to public schools for years.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 4/04/18
Thousands of red-clad educators, parents, youth and community members poured into the downtown area April 4, during rush hour.
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BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 4/04/18
On April 4, educators across Arizona will gather outside their schools before the first bell and walk in together as a sign of unity in their fight for higher pay and equitable funding.
BY staff | Mexico City, Mexico | 3/21/18
Fight Back! interviewed leaders of the militant teachers union in Oaxaca, México - the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) Section 22.
CNTE, FISE
BY Dave Schneider | Jersey City, NJ | 3/18/18
On March 16, public school teachers in Jersey City, New Jersey went on strike after months of frustrating contract negotiations with the city’s Board of Education.
BY Brad Sigal | San Juan, Puerto Rico | 3/16/18
The Puerto Rican Teachers Federation and allied teachers’ organizations in the Broad Front in Defense of Public Education (FADEP) have called a national teachers’ strike in Puerto Rico for March 19.
BY staff | Mexico City, Mexico | 3/15/18
Fight Back! News interviewed Ibai Redondo, a representative of the teachers union that’s part of the union federation Langile Abertzaleen Batzordeak (LAB) in the Basque Country.
BY staff | Mexico City, Mexico | 3/12/18
On March 5, Fight Back! News interviewed Niurka González Orberá, the General Secretary of the Cuban Union of Education, Science, and Sports Workers (SNTECD).
CTC, Cuba, FISE, SNTECD, WFTU
BY staff | Mexico City, Mexico | 3/10/18
On March 5 the World Federation of Teachers Unions (FISE) successfully concluded its 18th Congress in México City.
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