The KOSA Bill Is Another Attack on LGBTQ+ People, People of Color, and Children’s Right To Learn
KOSA is ultimately a surveillance bill whose purpose is to limit the spread of progressive politics that pose a threat to the state.
Olivia WoodSeptember 14, 2023
New York City Teachers Union Ratifies Bad Five-Year Contract
New York City’s teachers union ratified a contract that does nothing to address the deep problems facing the city’s students and teachers. The battle isn’t over — we should be prepared to strike and fight for more.
Emma LeeJuly 12, 2023
UFT Contract Would Expand Virtual Learning and Open the Door to School Privatization
A pilot virtual learning program is part of New York City’s new tentative contract agreement with the city’s teachers union. It’s not the win it’s cracked up to be.
Jai GellerJune 23, 2023
New York City Teachers: Vote No and Fight for More
The leadership of the United Federation of Teachers is pushing for quick approval of a tentative agreement. A member of MORE-UFT calls for a NO vote and explains how to get strike-ready and fight for more.
Keegan O'BrienJune 21, 2023
The Changes to AP African American Studies Are “Absolutely Political”: A Former College Board Worker Speaks Out
A former College Board worker explains how the company's "apolitical" pedagogical approaches privilege right wing ideas, even as the right wing accuses them of spreading "wokeism."
Jess DuBoisFebruary 4, 2023
Education Workers Have the Power to Win in Toronto
A rank-and-file educational worker who participated in the historic strike earlier this month in Toronto discusses how fellow workers can fight back against the Doug Ford administration and win their demands.
Martin ReillyNovember 20, 2022
‘It’s Devastating’: NYC Schools Face Enormous Budget Cuts
Left Voice publishes an interview with a teacher at New York City’s MS 839, who has been organizing with his school community against the city’s school budget cuts.
Emma LeeJune 20, 2022
Texas Shooting Reveals Insufficiency of Mental Health Care in Schools
In the wake of yet another deadly school shooting, it is imperative to increase the mental health resources available in schools to both provide support for the students that are exposed to such devastating violence and to intervene earlier to prevent such violence from occurring in the first place.
K.S. MehtaJune 1, 2022
“I’ve Never Felt So Powerful”: On the Picket Line of the Minneapolis Educator Strike
Minneapolis teachers enter week 2 of their strike. The atmosphere is electric and teachers are fighting to win. It's a strike for not only teachers, but for the whole community. And in the home of the George Floyd uprising, it is a struggle for Black lives.
Tatiana CozzarelliMarch 15, 2022