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January 25, 2019
Negotiations poised to resume as Denver teachers plead with district to raise pay
Negotiations could resume as the district and the teachers union await a decision on state intervention in a potential Denver strike.
Updated December 4, 2018
As charter strike enters second day, Chicago agencies offer care for students out of school
As Acero union negotiations drag on, the YMCA and Chicago parks offered care for students displaced by the nation’s first-ever strike by charter school teachers.
November 26, 2018
How Karen Lewis’ own story follows the arc of Chicago’s contentious education history
This fall marks 55 years since a massive student boycott to protest segregation, and six years since a teachers' strike. A new book examines that history.
October 30, 2018
Chicago’s Acero teachers vote 98% to authorize first-ever charter school strike
Teachers at 15 Acero schools overwhelmingly voted Tuesday evening to authorize a strike, setting the stage for the first walkout in the nation by teachers at a charter network.
October 24, 2018
Why Chicago charter educators say now is the moment for historic strike
Charter school union expects up to 19 schools to announce that they will hold votes to authorize a strike against the companies that run the schools.
June 22, 2018
Crumbling Detroit school buildings will cost $500 million to repair. It’s money the district doesn’t have
The review found that nearly a third of school buildings are in an “unsatisfactory” or “poor” condition.
May 10, 2018
Fifty years ago, teacher oustings that led to New York City’s massive teacher strikes
Fifty years ago, 19 letters forever altered the course of New York City’s public schools.
May 2, 2018
Pueblo teachers are cleared to strike after state regulators decline to intervene
Teachers in Pueblo could be on strike as soon as Monday.
April 27, 2018
Sponsor of teacher strike ban won’t jail teachers, but unions are still a target
The teacher backlash to the strike ban came fast and furious.
Steel City Strike
April 23, 2018
Why these Colorado educators are prepared to strike: ‘Teachers are walking into classrooms that are not funded’
The extraordinary vote to strike in Pueblo took place as teachers across the country have left their classrooms over demands for better salaries and more funding.
August 2, 2016
After high court rejects case, Jeffco must release names of teachers who called in sick in protest
Parent Kathy Littlefield will finally get the names of teachers who called in sick from four Jefferson County high schools over two days in September 2014.
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