There’s no cooler way to make a donation of support for those rallying around the country than this unique auction.
Spurred by attacks on education and workers’ rights across the country,
teachers are showing their solidarity with the Wear Red for Public Ed campaign.
If Scott Walker assumed he’d have the unwavering backing of his Republican colleagues, he appears to be mistaken.
Updated Friday, March 4 with additional rally info
A look at past and upcoming public worker rallies around the country.
Van Roekel: ‘We will not bow to individuals and special interests who want to dismantle the rights of working people and the stability of middle class families.’
Used for everything from mobilizing activists to swapping blog posts, state campaign Facebook pages have been a valuable communication tool in citizens’ fights.
At the statehouse and online, public school supporters are sending a message
In Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Nevada and New Jersey, Republican governors want to dismantle your rights.
Now more than ever, American workers need to have their voices heard. Workers who exercise their right to organize for better wages and working conditions are more likely to get their fair share of the economic growth they are helping to create. And when workers are rewarded financially for their hard work, the American economy ultimately benefits too.
In a few weeks, teachers will start a new semester. There’ll be new students and ideas, lesson plans, schedules and all the other pieces that go into making a school year.
Added to their plates, however, will be a serious and growing concern: the demonization in state after state of teachers and other school employees to silence their voices in the debate on how to improve America’s public schools.