Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: teachers

The real reason teachers are quitting

Defend our teachers. Pay our teachers. Value our teachers. The work they do determines our future. 

Can community schools rescue a ‘troubled’ district?

A contentious contract negotiation between teachers and a district in the Washington D.C. suburbs could foretell whether a transformative strategy for school improvement can dislodge entrenched leadership practices.

Why Michigan public school parents might be too strong of a...

Parents in DeVos’s backyard tell right-wing radicals, “No thank you to divisive, partisan agendas in schools.”

Minneapolis teacher strike brought unity, victory and a reminder of the...

Teachers ended a nearly three-week strike, citing advances in pay and working conditions for many members. But more work remains.

How community schools are helping a hard-hit city dig out of...

Rocked by vanishing industries and charter school expansions, Erie public schools are fighting back with a “transformative” education approach.

In Minnesota’s ‘most diverse city,’ schools are addressing the community’s deep...

Educators use the community schools approach to tackle underlying causes of disparities that show up in classrooms.

Teachers are on a tightrope with no safety net

The hybrid model teachers are being thrust into during the pandemic isn’t sustainable without more resources and support.

Online charter schools are not a solution to education in a...

Coronavirus and racism combined with online charters would create a plague of injustice that will never be wiped out.

“This is a win for our city”: Chicago teachers celebrate end...

After weeks of tense negotiations, the city agreed to reduce class sizes, increase salaries by 16% over the next five years and bring on hundreds more social workers, nurses and librarians.

“Now is the time for our demands to be heard”: Chicago...

"We don’t want to be out of our schools tomorrow but sometimes you have to take a hard step in order to get what’s right.”

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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.