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Ted Eytan

With a spotlight on the U.S. city with the highest concentration of charters, lawmakers have leverage to take on the famously pro-privatization Secretary of Education. Read more

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Despite negative press, parents say they support a strike by United Teachers Los Angeles. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

Teachers unions are poised to strike across the country. Read more

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DeVos’s antagonism toward unions shows not only her disrespect for teachers but also how her animosity toward organized teachers warps her understanding of issues. Read more

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California’s new superintendent of public instruction, Tony Thurmond, opposes the privatization of education. Read more

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The teacher uprising may have opened up this deepest red of red states to a new era of bipartisanship. Read more

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On education issues, newly-elected progressive Democrats are setting a new tone. Read more

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Racism in the classroom leaves white students racially illiterate. Read more

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Richard Hurd

Under the Republican governor, public education in Wisconsin is hemorrhaging. Read more

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Oklahoma educators have had enough of outsiders imposing their untested opinions on classrooms. Read more

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“At a time when we’re at a low-point for our democracy, it’s the only tool for people without power to make some kind of impact,” says Susan Zeig, filmmaker. Read more

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Charlie Kaijo

Given the state's history with “school choice,” California’s new legislation comes as a surprise. And it’s met with skepticism. Read more

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Teachers committed to justice are fighting against the historical role of education in the U.S. Read more

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A shift away from the charter school approach is on the horizon in Minnesota’s largest city. Read more

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Snehalkanodia

When schools fail to challenge Eurocentric curricula and pedagogy, they alienate teachers of color. Read more

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The upcoming New York primary could redefine the Democratic party in the state—and could mean drastic change for the charter school industry. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

Members of the Kentucky Board of Education have allied with corporate interests to privatize education, including involvement in potential real estate deals. Read more

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To prepare for what we are likely to face in our struggle for a just contract, Seattle educators recently organized a panel that included a representative from the Puerto Rico Federation of Teachers. Read more

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Chris Landsberger

Oklahoma teachers face the litmus test of whether to reinvigorate—or reinvent—their union. Read more

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