public school

Wildcat Teacher Strikes Spread to Kentucky and Oklahoma

April 2, 2018

Educators are prepared to do “whatever it takes” to defend public education, says Kentucky public school teacher Blossom Brosi

Baltimore Students Take to the Streets for Gun Control

March 6, 2018

Hundreds of Baltimore school students marched on City Hall for action on gun control and to oppose the militarization of classrooms

Defying Union Leadership, West Virginia Teachers Return to the Picket Lines

March 1, 2018

Striking teacher Jay O’Neal says the rank and file rejected a deal struck between union leaders and governor Jim Justice because it lacked concrete action on skyrocketing healthcare costs

Black Lives Matter Holds National Week of Action At Schools

February 5, 2018

Public school teachers Jesse Hagopian of Seattle and Cristina Duncan Evans of Baltimore discuss the Feb. 5-10 week of action aimed at bringing social justice into classrooms across the country

Education

April 7, 2017
Author, activist and Seattle Public School teacher Jesse Hagopian says teachers, parents and students remain united to defend public schools, and how parents and labor can unite to take on Trump’s privatization agenda

Students and Teachers Defend Education

January 9, 2014
Student activist Tre Murphy: Eric Holder and Arne Duncan’s call for less use of zero-tolerance policies is a good start but much work remains to reign in the use of law enforcement in public schools