Bennington, Vermont area teachers returned to the classroom Tuesday morning after they and the boards for the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union reached a tentative agreement, ending a nine-day strike.
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.’
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.
Of the 12 grant recipients named so far, only one, Hawaii, is located west of the Mississippi River. And Hawaii only qualifies for $75 million in funding, compared to $700 million for New York.
Even though Congress flew back to Washington for an emergency vote and President Obama signed legislation speeding funds to states to stave off massive layoffs of educators, some school superintendents and governors are claiming they’ll hit the breaks on any rehiring.
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.