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May 16, 2018  · On May 16, at least 29 North Carolina public school districts serving 865,000 students closed their doors as teachers walked out. The complaints have become familiar: overcrowded classrooms, teachers forced to hold down two jobs, and textbooks so old that they call the internet new. Some classrooms.

The Teachers’ Strike and the Democratic Revival in Oklahoma A walkout mostly failed to secure more funding for schools, but it has spawned a.

Mar 18, 2018. A deal was reached Sunday night on a new contract for Jersey City's teachers, paving the way for them to return to classrooms Monday.

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is a labor union representing teachers, paraprofessionals, and clinicians in the Chicago public school system.The union has consistently fought for improved pay, benefits, and job security for its members, and it has resisted efforts to vary teacher pay based on performance evaluations.

While speaking in Dallas last week, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rebuked striking Oklahoma teachers, opining that they should return to the classroom and "serve the students that are there to be served." The teachers, who number in the tens of thousands, are protesting funding cuts and.

Teachers in states across the nation are going on strike to protest funding cuts for public education. But a Texas law is quashing talk of teachers here joining the walkouts. The statute, enacted in 1993, says any employees who “strike or engage in an.

The nine-day teacher strike in West Virginia may soon be followed by walk-outs in Oklahoma and Arizona over low wages and potential increases in the cost of benefits. We shouldn’t be surprised. For more than 20 years, teacher salaries have not even been.

Mar 27, 2018. Strike fever appears to be spreading among teachers. (West Virginia Education Association). This article first appeared in Labor Notes.

Teachers in states across the nation are going on strike to protest funding cuts for public education. But a Texas law is quashing talk of teachers here joining the walkouts. The statute, enacted in 1993, says any employees who "strike or engage in an.

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AUSTIN (The Texas Tribune) – Teachers in states across the nation are going on strike to protest funding cuts for public education. But a Texas law is quashing talk of teachers here joining the walkouts. The statute says any employees who "strike or engage.

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Arizona schoolchildren returned to classes Friday, a day after state lawmakers approved a plan to hike.

Mar 16, 2018. Teachers went on strike after no deal could be reached between the union and the school board in Jersey City.

Apr 3, 2018. Classes across Oklahoma and Kentucky were cancelled as teachers went on strike, calling for improved funding for education. See how many.

A North Carolina science teacher had a near miss with a bolt of lightning that sent him running for cover. Shawn Hicks said he stepped outside to film.

Apr 02, 2018  · Thousands of teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky walked off the job Monday morning, shutting down school districts as they protested cuts in pay, benefits and school funding in a movement that has spread rapidly since igniting in West Virginia this year. In Oklahoma City, protesting teachers ringed.

Mar 7, 2018. But that announcement sparked outcry among Oklahoma teachers, who called for a much earlier strike date of April 2. The teachers said April.

A six-day teacher strike in Arizona that left millions of students out of public school ended Thursday after Gov. Doug Ducey approved a raise for the educators. Arizona Educators United, organizers of the strike, called an end to the walkout on Twitter.

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Today, we have Betsy DeVos and her ilk taking away the rights of LGBTQ students, stopping after school and lunch programs for poor children, and shutting down civil rights investigations while admonishing striking teachers to stop being so selfish.

Apr 2, 2018. Watch Police Officers Stand in Solidarity With Striking Teachers in Kentucky, a Politics video from NowThis.

Apr 04, 2018  · Oklahoma’s teachers are asking for more education spending than the state can afford, Gov. Mary Fallin insisted Tuesday. "Teachers want more," Fallin told CBS News in an interview. "But it’s kind of like a teenager wanting a better car." Fallin, a Republican, signed a measure last week raising.

May 02, 2018  · Nation’s top teachers push back after Devos says teachers’ strikes in states come “at the expense of kids”

Mar 15, 2018  · Motivated by education cuts and a nationwide spirit of activism, dozens of teachers are running for legislative seats across the country.

With strikes breaking out across the country, lots of teachers are going "Red for Ed."

Thousands of Oklahoma teachers went on strike Monday to demand higher pay and more education funding, digging in for a prolonged walkout as discontent spreads among public educators in conservative states. The teachers’ strike — Oklahoma’s first since.

Teachers from Arizona and Colorado are joining teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky on the picket line. These teacher strikes will likely intensify the debate among elected officials over where education fits in state budget priorities. They may also prompt.

The NPR poll also found that three-quarters of those surveyed agreed that teachers have the right to strike. The breakdown went like this: Two-thirds.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is under siege after she compared striking teachers converging on the state Capitol to rally for education funding to “a teenage kid that wants a better car.” Her comments, in response to a question from CBS correspondent Omar Villafranca, came.

Thousands of Oklahoma teachers went on strike Monday to demand higher pay and more education funding, digging in for a prolonged walkout as discontent spreads among public educators in conservative states. The teachers’ strike — Oklahoma’s first since.

Following the success of the West Virginia teachers strike a month ago that led to a 5 percent pay raise, teachers throughout the nation are rising to demand better conditions and better pay. The latest example is Oklahoma, where teachers in several.

The NJEA represents more than 200,000 education workers including 125,000 teachers and nearly 50,000 other education professionals. “The court’s.

A third of the striking firefighters who will disrupt this week’s Bonfire Night celebrations have second jobs. A Mail on Sunday investigation has revealed moonlighting is so widespread that fire chiefs have drawn up an official list of the jobs firefighters are allowed to do. The register reveals.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is preparing to sign a bill that will change, and critics say limit, teachers’ pension and retirement benefits.

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Oklahoma’s teachers have just completed the first week of a statewide “walkout,” with no resolution in sight. (It’s a “walkout,” not a “strike,” as public.

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Mar 16, 2018  · Jersey City’s public-school teachers walked off the job for the first time in 20 years today, leading to confusion and some chaos across the 29,000-student district as teachers led boisterous protests outside city schools. Students all over Jersey City skipped class to join their teachers on the.

For decades we have been told that the way to fix education is to fire people but teachers across the country have shown the power of solidarity

Teachers from Arizona and Colorado are joining teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky on the picket line. These teacher strikes will likely intensify the debate among elected officials over where education fits in state budget priorities. They may also prompt.

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E. Tammy Kim reports from Arizona teachers’ statewide walkout strike in Phoenix, where educators are advocating for better pay and funding.

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick speaks at Lowell High School on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick speaks at Lowell High School on Thursday, April 5, 2018. (Kyle Telechan.

Teachers are going on strike all over the country and as each statewide strike happens, there’s news of teachers in another state organizing their own. Whether teachers prefer to call them walkouts, work stoppages, or strikes, all of these states have a.

Nov 10, 2017. Teachers on strike told me the district took threats very seriously & even offered to open up district buildings for their safety. @WPXI.

Striking Oklahoma teachers, the worst paid in the US, won a historic pay rise in the spring. Now, conservative groups have targeted the tax hikes.

Mar 7, 2018. West Virginia teachers have a deal. On Tuesday, a compromise reached by a conference committee composed of Democratic and Republican.

Mar 16, 2018. They were all scenes of Day 1 of the teachers strike here. The question now is, will the teachers' union and the school board reach some sort of.

Mar 24, 2018. The Charleston Gazette-Mail asked readers to submit their photos and videos of the 2018 teachers strike. To see more of their submissions,

Colorado state senators are considering a bill that would punish teachers with jail time if they go on strike,

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice, a billionaire coal magnate, told striking public school teachers Monday that they would only be able to mitigate their low salaries and rising healthcare costs by advocating for a tax on natural gas collection. West Virginia’s 20,000 teachers and 13,000 school.

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