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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.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/26/17
Union educators at Passages Charter School signed off on a tentative agreement Wednesday night, May 24, for their first contract since unionizing a year ago, narrowly averting what would have been the first strike of a charter operator in U.S. history.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/06/17
Union educators at Passages Charter School voted overwhelmingly to strike, May 4, after nearly a year of bargaining with management has failed to produce a decent contract.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/18/17
Several hundred people gathered on the lawn of Maria Saucedo Academy today, April 18, in an after-school to rally in support of Sarah Chambers, who has been suspended and faces termination
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Chicago, IL | 10/05/16
Reminiscent of four years ago, the streets of Chicago may again turn red as tens of thousands of Chicago teachers prepare to strike over a concessionary contract when negotiations end on Oct. 11.
BY Michela Martinazzi | New York, NY | 6/26/16
On June 22, about 150 people rallied and marched in solidarity with the teachers of Oaxaca, Mexico.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/19/15
Celebrating and parading through the streets of East Los Angeles (ELA), Sept. 13, community members gathered along the route to watch the annual Mexican Independence Day parade.
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