Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: teachers

“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.”

‘GOP retaliates against the people who educate our children:’ West Virginia...

"This is how the GOP retaliates against the people who educate our children."

We can’t back people who hate our kids: Kentucky & Minnesota...

Dueñas and Holstine skipped the event to register their opposition to Trump’s policies on immigration, education and LGBTQrights.

‘We teach, we vote!:’ 10,000 teachers rise up against Republican legislature...

Led by the grassroots group SC for Ed, teachers from across the traditionally deep red state took personal days to stage the walkout.

Denver teachers strike over bonus-based pay system, demanding reliable salary plan...

The Denver teachers walked out Monday following 15 months of negotiations over a controversial bonus-based pay system that educators say leaves them unable to predict their salaries and guarantee financial security.

30,000 LA teachers ‘strike ready’ as district refuses to spend $1.86...

"A strike is not a first resort for anyone. It's a last resort – especially for teachers who are asked to do more with less every day. And enough is enough."

How teachers might end up beating back the Koch brothers’ plan...

“Even before election day, we’ve already won because we’ve exposed the corruption of the Republican Party. There’s no hiding behind the curtains anymore.”

After an ‘educator spring,’ teachers storm elections

“Angry educators are flooding down-ballot races.”

Arizona’s uprising teachers build bridges, not walls

“It’s tough for those in power to penetrate these alliances.”

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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”