by Guest Post | on Feb 16, 2018

Not One More

We have had so many people reaching out to us feeling helpless as we face ANOTHER horrific school shooting. BATs is in the process of planning a national action with grassroots and national...

by Press and Media | on Jan 12, 2018

Teacher Arrested at Board Meeting

A Louisiana school teacher was removed from a Board of Education meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period. The teacher’s union and...

by Brian Young | on Nov 13, 2017

"F---ing school teachers need to get real jobs"

About 200 teachers in a school district outside of Pittsburgh are walking the picket line for the third straight week after the district failed to reach a tentative agreement with the union.About 200...

by Workers Indepen... | on Oct 23, 2017

Teachers on Strike in California

Calaveras California teachers are on strike. Late night talks failed to reach an agreement on a new labor contract for the teachers, who are affiliated with the California Teachers Association and...

by Guest Post | on Sep 05, 2017

DACA: “This is personal for so many.”

New York State United Teachers today said it stands firmly with educators and students in defense of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects more than 800,000 young,...

by Richard Iannuzzi | on Apr 07, 2017

When Jose Doesn't Come to School

In any other year, if Jose wasn’t in my classroom in the morning I wouldn’t be alarmed. It isn’t unusual for a boy of 12 to be called to the fields to work beside his parents when...

Betsy DeVos Blocked From Entering School By Protesters
by Brian Young | on Feb 10, 2017

Go Home DeVos!

This week, Betsy DeVos was approved by the Senate to be the country’s next Education Secretary.  As UCOMM has previously reported DeVos faced unprecedented opposition from the public as...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 20, 2017

Your Fight is Our Fight!

Today is the eve of the Presidential Inauguration. Some people are happy, I personally don't know any but the internet says they exist so it must be true.  Here's what's happening in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 19, 2016

Educational Toy Ads from Union Teachers

Message from Bob Claps: As we enter into the Holiday break, Long Island Teachers are encouraging our neighbors to help children in need by donating educational toys.  Below we have provided a...

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2016

The Kaplan Post

In the pantheon of US newspapers few have the cache of the Washington Post, aka WaPo.  The paper has played an integral role in bringing down a President and covering everything coming out of...

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