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Public School Shakedown

Wealthy parents have been arrested for lavishing millions on a college admissions scam. But inequality in school funding is baked into our system. Read more

Public School Shakedown

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Everyone needs to understand the implications of their choice to support charter schools. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

Trump has proposed to slash funding for public education in his 2020 budget. In courts across the country, however, public schools are holding up in lawsuits brought by pro-charter interests. Read more

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The second-largest teachers union in America is building on labors momentum with a new nationwide campaign. Read more

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UTLA

Will a new quintet of bills be sufficient to appropriately regulate California’s charters? Read more

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Macleay

“A tremendous thank you to our beautiful city from the teachers of Oakland. Let’s do this again tomorrow!” Read more

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Teachers in the school district that was supposed to be the model for education reform just rebelled—and won. Read more

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Karen Vittetoe

Over the last half century, Denver teachers have struck three times for better working conditions and provisions for students. So why did we have to fight the same fight in 2019? Read more

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Backbone Campaign

I’m not looking for gotcha moments or public chastising of the Secretary, I’m after something larger. Read more

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Rachel Levy

The movement has kicked off thanks to the efforts of an big-tent organization that has embraced all types of teachers, education professionals, and community members. Read more

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Daniel Olsen

More than 80 percent of teachers have cast a ballot — the highest turnout in the union’s history — and 95 percent have voted to authorize a strike. Read more

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“It’s really hard to overstate the incredible feeling of empowerment, solidarity, and joy that you saw in school site picket lines and at the massive rallies that we held every single day.” Read more

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Ryan Johnson

The Trump Administration’s “safety” recommendations would make schools less safe for black students. Read more

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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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