Teachers

Another protest hits Staples

A Staples store in Center City, Philadelphia, was picketed Oct. 7 by members of the American Postal Workers Union, the…

October 17, 2014

Teachers hold national strike in Britain

Teachers across Britain went on strike March 26 over pay, pensions and teaching conditions. The National Union of Teachers got…

April 5, 2014

UIC strikes: Low-paid adjuncts supported

The repetitious argument about how a college education leads to higher-paid, more secure jobs overpowers both the huge explosion of…

March 1, 2014

Teachers’ unions resist all-out assault

Some $682 billion in public funds was spent in the United States in 2012-13 on pre-K through Grade 12 education.…

February 1, 2014

Teachers’ strike shuts Puerto Rico’s schools

Thousands of teachers, students and their families and progressive organizations shook Puerto Rico’s local government as they went to the…

January 22, 2014

Teachers in Oakland, Calif., demand pay raise

Oakland, Calif., teachers and students protested at the Oakland Unified School District meeting on Dec. 11. Their demands included community…

December 17, 2013

Philadelphia protesters fight for public schools’ future

Despite thunder and rain on Aug. 22, a flood of red T-shirt-wearing protesters overtook Philadelphia’s Comcast Center, home to the…

August 29, 2013

Philly schools may not open on time

Superintendent William Hite of the School District of Philadelphia caused quite a stir on Aug. 10. He said that because…

August 15, 2013

Teachers and students encircle Pennsylvania Capitol protesting cuts to education

Harrisburg, Pa. —  Days before state legislators completed the 2013-2014 Pennsylvania budget, over 1,200 teachers, parents, students and community members from…

June 27, 2013

Protests across U.S.: Save six-day mail service!

Neither rain, snow nor sleet kept postal workers from protesting to demand “Save six day mail.” From a spirited community…

March 28, 2013