Education

Graduate Workers of Columbia Reject Tentative Agreement in Historic Vote

The Graduate Workers of Columbia are the first graduate student union ever to reject a tentative agreement with their university. Student workers at other universities should take lessons from the successes of the strong fighting stance they have taken against the wishes of the union bureaucracy.

Andrew Yang: Anti-Union Warrior for School Privatization

Andrew Yang, known for his short-lived 2020 presidential run, is one of the leading candidates for November’s mayoral race in New York City. Despite his supposedly progressive leanings, his support of charter schools and school choice, and his hostility toward teachers unions, reveal his alignment with the capitalist status quo.

NYC Closes Schools Again. They Should Have Never Reopened in the First Place.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to shut down NYC Public Schools is a necessary measure to stop rising infection rates across the city. But without proper measures to ensure that students are capable of virtual schooling and that parents are guaranteed time off, the city risks sowing even more chaos.

Victory for DC Teachers After Sickout Action

By halting the city’s irresponsible reopening plans, district teachers showed that collective actions work and that teachers and caregivers know what is best for our students and our families.