What happens to the 62,500 students with special needs during Los Angeles teachers' strike?
The disruption triggered by the strike in the nation's second-largest school district could set back thousands of children with developmental disabilities who need special education and consistency, parents told USA TODAY.
What people on social media are saying about the LAUSD teacher strike
People on social media show their support for LAUSD teachers during Monday’s strike.
OK. The LAUSD teachers strike was postponed until Monday. What next?
Court hearings and more negotiations are ahead as officials try to avert a strike.
What do you think of the LAUSD teacher strike?: Letters
We asked readers, What do you think of the LAUSD teacher strike?:Lottery was supposed to fund educationWhat happened after the California Lottery was approved? It was pitched to the citizens as a w…
Why Oakland teachers are going to strike
Oakland teachers will be on strike this week because we can’t feed our students’ minds by starving our schools of qualified teachers and resources. Oakland can’t afford any more years of neglected, underfunded schools. If we stand idly by while the leadership of the Oakland Unified School District closes 24 out of 86 public schools, then students and families will pay the price for generations. For the last two years, we’ve tried bargaining to no avail. Now we must take a stand on…
How the Debate Over Charter Schools is Fueling the Looming Los Angeles Teacher Strike
'Do we still believe in funding public education,' one teacher said, 'or have we given up?'
How the CPS Strike Affected Chicago School Librarians
Roughly 80% of the 514 district-run schools in the CPS system are without a librarian, and Nora Wiltse, the only CPS librarian at the bargaining table during the negotiations, says she believes the situation is likely to get worse under the new contract. Wiltse, a librarian at Coonley Elementary School who has pressed for more … Continue reading How the CPS Strike Affected Chicago School Librarians →
Oakland, Los Angeles And More To Come: Why Teachers Keep Going On Strike
Across the country, teachers are striking again. First there was Los Angeles, then Denver and West Virginia. Now Oakland, Calif., teachers are on the picket lines.
How long could Chicago's teacher strike last? A guide for parents
All recent strikes have resolved within two weeks, and most of them within about one.
Why the Chicago teachers strike lasted so long — and became so bitter
A perfect storm of strong personalities, unrealistic expectations, rookie mistakes and cracks in the armor made the teachers walkout the city’s longest in three decades.
Hackles rise as Chicago teachers strike drags into day 10
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s mayor on Tuesday accused leaders of the city’s powerful teachers union of using its “political agenda” to hold up a contract agreement to end a stri…
Chicago teachers strike highlights America's top 3 economic threats
The Chicago teachers strike that began earlier this week comes pretty darn close to encapsulating all of America's most daunting economic challenges, writes Jake Novak.
We asked 3 Denver teachers why they’re ready to strike. Here’s what they said.
“Nobody wants to go on strike. ... But it feels like it’s the only option at this point.”
Chicago teachers strike must end by Oct. 29 for football teams to avoid IHSA playoff forfeits
The Chicago Teachers Union strike must end by Tuesday, Oct. 29 for Chicago Public Schools football teams to play in the Illinois High School Association state playoffs.
Chicago teachers could strike before end of September
The union announced Monday it rejected a fact-finder’s report regarding its contract negotiations with Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools.
Are unions back? GM, Chicago teacher strikes show how unions can start winning again
Striking workers last year hit a 32-year high. Approval of labor unions is near all-time high. GM workers and teachers are winning. Are unions back?
Why the teacher strikes live on in Chicago, Kentucky
A wave of strikes is inspiring new action in and out of the workplace – with real economic and political impacts
Here's Why GM Workers Are On Strike
This is what class was like at El Sereno Middle School during the LAUSD strike
Only about one-quarter of the students showed up, and administrators had to fill in as teachers. The halls were eerily quiet.
What Happens to Vulnerable Students When Teachers Strike?
When their advocates are on the picket line, historically marginalized students are hit particularly hard, warns one special education paraprofessional.