From Oklahoma (above) to Virginia, a look at key wins for workers
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.’
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.
Selected Facebook groups and pages from various states that can keep you up to date and tell you how to help when the time comes to take quick, coordinated action.
The U.S. Senate is currently considering education jobs funding that could help save 138,000 educator jobs nationwide. We need you to encourage your Senators to support this important legislation by sharing your personal stories on how layoffs and other funding cuts are affecting you, your local schools, and your community.
Mitzi Ridinger, a teacher from Sallisaw, Okla. has joined the ranks of National Education Association (NEA) members from Indiana, Illinois, North Carolina and Californiaâ€”who have all received pink slipsâ€”in urging their members of Congress to pass the “Education Jobs Fund.”