Sunday May 19, 2019
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BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/17/19
For the past several months, non-tenured faculty and graduate students at Marquette University have been organizing to form a union.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/08/19
Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members at charter schools are reforming the industry one charter operator at a time and that campaign won better working conditions for educators and better learning conditions for students at two charter schools run by Instituto del Progresso Latino.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 5/08/19
About 35 people gathered on May 1 to celebrate International Workers’ Day in Jacksonville.
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).
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