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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 Lee

May 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 Miller

April 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 Voice

April 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 Rosenzweig

April 3, 2022

Many Minneapolis Teachers and Educational Support Are Dissatisfied with Tentative Agreement

The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) and the Educational Support Professional (ESP) chapter reached a tentative agreement that the rank and file has to frantically vote over this weekend.

Luigi Morris

March 27, 2022

Unions Around the Country Must Go All Out for Teachers in Minneapolis

With the teachers’ strike in Minneapolis in its third week, we need working class solidarity more than ever.

Mitch Reed

March 24, 2022

An Open Letter to Minneapolis Teachers From a Black Educator

A first year NYC educator shares their admiration for the fight put forward by the Minneapolis Public School teachers and their determination to win.

Carmin Maffea

March 24, 2022

Public Education Is Not for Sale: The Case of Minneapolis Schools

As the Minneapolis teachers’ strike enters its third week, an Educational Support Professional examines the corporate interests behind the school district’s reluctance to meet educators’ demands.

Macks Hopland

March 23, 2022

Minneapolis Students Speak Truth to Power in Solidarity With Striking Teachers

On Thursday, over 100 Minneapolis students walked the picket lines and organized a sit in as a show of solidarity with their teachers. They powerfully confronted the district's negotiating team and spoke truth to power.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 21, 2022