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BY Jim Byrne | Phoenix, AZ | 4/30/18
The historic statewide educator walkout entered its third day Monday, April 30.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 4/28/18
This spring has brought a rising tide of protests in the in the primarily Chicano communities of East Los Angeles (ELA) and Boyle Heights.
BY Jim Byrne | Phoenix, AZ | 4/26/18
A red tidal wave is washing over downtown Phoenix, April 26, as the #RedForEd movement takes its demands to Governor Ducey and the Republican-dominated legislature.
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 | Los Angeles, CA | 3/06/18
An event commemorating the 50-year anniversary of the East L.A. Chicano walkouts was held at the Benjamin Franklin Library on March 3, 2018. Organized by adult librarian Patty Alvarado and Centro CSO, dozens attended the historic commemoration.
BY staff | Mexico City, Mexico | 3/05/18
Militant teachers and education workers from around the world gathered to strategize in México City, March 4, the opening day of the 18th Congress of FISE (International Federation of the Education Sector).
BY staff | Charleston, WV | 3/02/18
Charleston, WV — Teachers and their supporters rally at the State Capitol, in Charleston, Feb. 26. As of March 1, schools remain closed across West Virginia, as members of education and staff unions continue their battle for improved wages and health care coverage.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 12/17/17
A packed house is unusual for the Boyle Heights Planning and Land Use Committee (PLUC), but on Dec. 14, over 50 people filled the room. The PLUC meeting was asked by KIPP Promesa Charter School architects and developers for a statement of support from the PLUC as well as a preview of a new Community Plan with a rezoning proposal. Boyle Heights is already occupied by two charter schools which co-locate at 2nd Street Elementary and Breed Elementary.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/25/17
Teachers and parents fighting Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s attacks on public education scored a concession from the city. In April, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) fired Sarah Chambers, the teacher who chairs the Special Education Task Force for the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU). The fightback to this latest attack got the administration to end a budgeting practice implemented last year known as “comingling.”
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