by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 29, 2020

Teachers Will Strike if Trump Forces School ReOpen

On a call with the nation’s Governors on Monday, Trump suggested that states consider reopening schools before the end of the year, saying “Many are thinking about their school system....

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 28, 2020

McConnell Refusing to Pay Police Pensions

In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the following:

by Guest Post | on Feb 13, 2020

Teachers Unions: End Active School Shooter Drills

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund (Everytown), the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Education Association r (link is external)released a new (link is external)report (...

by Brian Young | on Aug 01, 2018

Lebron James Makes a Huge Investment in Public Education

National Basketball Players Association First Vice President Lebron James opened a new school in Akron Ohio this week. Arguably the greatest basketball player ever, James joins a long list of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 06, 2018

In Response to Janus, NEA Cuts Budget by $50 Million

As teachers got together this week in Minnesota for the annual meeting of the National Education Association (NEA), the country’s largest public-sector union, they met under much higher stakes...

by Brian Young | on Apr 03, 2018

Teachers Strike in Oklahoma and Kentucky, Is Arizona Next?

Thousands of teachers continued their strike on Tuesday, marking the second day that many schools were closed across the state. Instead, teachers flooded to Oklahoma City to demand high wages and...

by Brian Young | on Mar 13, 2018

Teachers Threaten Strike in Kentucky Over Pension Cuts

Over the last few weeks, thousands of teachers from throughout the Bluegrass state have held daily rallies outside of the state capital in Frankfort urging elected officials to vote against Senate...

by Brian Young | on Mar 02, 2018

Teachers Strike Continues in West Virginia

Schools in West Virginia are once again closed after lawmakers in the state failed to get the votes needed to pass a new contract that would have ended the week-long strike.

by Brian Young | on Feb 22, 2018

Statewide Teachers Strike Closes all Schools in West Virginia

Teachers and students woke up on Thursday morning to a strange sight, almost every public school in West Virginia was closed. It wasn’t snowing and there wasn’t a hurricane bearing down...

by Brian Young | on Feb 09, 2018

80,000 Teachers Give Betsy DeVos an "F"

Over the past few weeks, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA) have been asking their members to send in report cards for Education Secretary Betsy...

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