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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 Wood

September 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 Lee

July 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 Geller

June 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'Brien

June 21, 2023

CUNY Writing Teachers Fight Back against Cuts

At City College, administrators tried to cut the hours of pay for first year writing courses as part of university-wide budget cuts. Writing teachers responded with collective action.

Olivia Wood

April 5, 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 DuBois

February 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 Reilly

November 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 Lee

June 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. Mehta

June 1, 2022