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 MaffeaMarch 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 HoplandMarch 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 CozzarelliMarch 21, 2022
“They Are Fighting for Us”: Minneapolis Student in Solidarity With Striking Teachers
A sophomore at South High School gave the following speech Thursday morning at a student action in solidarity with the Minneapolis educator’s strike.
Jane RohlfingMarch 19, 2022
Minneapolis Teachers in the Pandemic: “No Student Should Receive a Failing Grade”
The following letter was written by Minneapolis educators in January 2022 as teachers were entering grades for students for the Fall semester. Teachers are calling on others not to give any student a failing grade
Enitan YarbroughMarch 18, 2022
“We Got Your Back”: Student Protest in Solidarity with Teachers Strike
Students organized a march and sit in in solidarity with Minneapolis educators.
Tatiana CozzarelliMarch 16, 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
International Solidarity with Minneapolis Teachers Strike
Teachers and other workers from our sister sites in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico show their solidarity with the Minneapolis teachers and other education workers who are on strike.
Left VoiceMarch 15, 2022
No Money for Educators, but Minnesota Funds the Police
On Tuesday, March 8, Minneapolis education workers went on strike for living wages, smaller class sizes, and hiring teachers of color. While they have been told consistently that there isn’t enough money to pay educational support workers higher wages, the police budget continues to balloon.
Daniel AlfonsoMarch 13, 2022
The Minneapolis Teachers’ Strike Is a Struggle for Black Lives
The Minneapolis teachers’ strike is the largest strike in the U.S. right now — and it’s an anti-racist class struggle.
Adnan AhmedMarch 11, 2022