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“My labor is mine and mine alone to give or withhold, Siegel tells me. “This day of action is a small step toward waking up the working class to the real power they possess when they organize and act in solidarity.” Read more

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The discord and confusion in the state, which has the highest test refusal rate in the nation, was compounded by a large online system crash almost immediately after testing began April 2. 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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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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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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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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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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Teachers committed to justice are fighting against the historical role of education in the U.S. 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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Chris Landsberger

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

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MSNBC

Building on energy from their historic demonstrations, educators in the state are running for office in droves—and may just win. Read more

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One way the candidate is moving the needle? Pushing to end unfair and inaccurate teacher ratings based on students' standardized test scores. Read more

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