Would Stronger Unions Get Teachers an Even Better Deal?

May 5, 2018

The Arizona teachers’ negotiations took place in a so-called right-to-work state, where the power of unions is limited. It raises some interesting questions: Would a strong organized union help or hinder teachers from getting their way? After all, in […]

Three Charter Schools in L.A. Join Teachers Union

May 3, 2018

Teachers at three charter schools in the Alliance College Ready Public Schools network opted May 2 to join the United Teachers Los Angeles union, marking a major breakthrough in the union’s four-year effort to unionize the largest local charter network. […]

Forbes: The Facts Behind the Teacher Strikes

April 30, 2018

“This spring has been marked by a remarkable phenomenon: the first statewide teacher strikes in recent memory,” writes Frederick Hess in Forbes. “The strikes have been greeted with glowing press coverage and a remarkable degree of […]

Labor Notes: Teacher Uprising Spreads Far and Wide

April 29, 2018

An Associated Press poll found that 78 percent of Americans think teachers are paid too little, and a majority support teachers’ strikes to win higher pay. Fifty percent said they favor higher taxes to pay teachers more. After weeks of protesting […]

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