News From: Teachers strike

by Brian Young | on Jan 14, 2019

30,000 LA Teachers Strike

Facing a driving rain, teachers in Los Angeles arrived at school this morning prepared to make history. Instead of entering into their buildings and classrooms, the union educators set up picket...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 06, 2018

Teachers Fight Back

September usually means the end of summer and the start of a new school year, but like many things, that’s not exactly how it’s working out in 2018. Teachers went on strike the first...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 07, 2018

Oklahoma Lawmakers Retaliate Against Educators

For two weeks, schools in Oklahoma were closed as teachers flocked to the Capitol, demanding raises and increases in school funding that would bring them closer to the national average. After...

by Press and Media | on May 04, 2018

6 Day Teacher Walkout Ends with Big Pay Raises

After getting a 20% raise, teachers in Arizona have ended their 6-day walkout. Find out more about the deal from the Associated Press. 

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 20, 2018

Arizona Teachers Authorize Strike

On Thursday, teachers in yet another Right to Work Red state voted to conduct a strike if their increased salary and funding demands were not met. This time, it was teachers in Arizona. The vote,...

by Brian Young | on Apr 13, 2018

Exposed: Right Wing Playbook to Discredit Striking Teachers

With teachers strikes and walkouts occurring in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky, support for teachers’ unions has begun to increase. In an effort to dampen down this good will, the right...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 10, 2018

DeVos Attacks Striking Teachers

Teachers in Oklahoma are in their second week on strike, fighting for more school funding and better wages. While they have gained support from their students, parents and even celebrities like...

by Brian Young | on Apr 09, 2018

Teachers Union Approval Rises as Teachers Take Action

Teachers’ Unions often get a bad name. If you listen to charter school advocates like Michelle Rhee, Geoffrey Canada, and Betsy DeVos, you would think that these unions were the worst thing to...

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...