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
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
Teachers and Education Workers Set to Strike! Tens of Thousands Rally in Los Angeles
A three day strike was announced by two education unions at a rally attended by tens of thousands of members. The workers are calling for increased wages, reduced class size, and an end to harassment by their employers.
Julia WallaceMarch 17, 2023
Students Deserve Better: First Columbus Teachers Strike in Almost 50 Years
An overwhelming 94 percent of teachers and education workers in Columbus, Ohio voted to go on strike Monday. They are demanding smaller class sizes, safe school buildings, and fully-funded arts, music, and physical education programs.
Emma LeeAugust 24, 2022
GOP Introduces Federal Bill Attacking Trans Children
House Republicans have introduced a federal anti-trans bill specifically attacking children and school employees. It’s a sign of things to come from the GOP’s increasingly reactionary agenda.
Olivia WoodJuly 15, 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
Florida Teacher Fired for Speaking about Sexuality
A teacher in Florida was fired under the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” law. We must build a fighting labor movement to defend her, as well as all other teachers and students targeted by the onslaught of anti-LGTBQ+ bills.
Emma LeeMay 13, 2022
The Radical Legacy of Caroline Pratt: Socialist, Feminist, Trade Unionist, Educator
Workers at City and Country School in New York City have won their vote to unionize. This effort could help them return to the school's radical, progressive roots.
Sam MillerApril 28, 2022
Virginia Caucus of Rank-and-File Educators Votes to Unionize Richmond Schools
Teachers in Richmond, Virginia, have voted to unionize. Their victory could pave the way for other teachers’ unions to emerge in the South.
Left VoiceApril 18, 2022
Parents and Students Organize Sit-In in Solidarity with Striking Sacramento Teachers
In Sacramento, parents and students are organizing sit-ins to support their teachers, who are on strike for higher pay and increased staffing.
Molly RosenzweigApril 3, 2022