As the US breaks the global world record for daily COVID cases, teachers are demanding basic safety precautions
Despite strong opposition from the Chicago Teachers’ Union, representing the educators, the Chicago Public Schools and the city administration have decided to reopen in-person classes on Monday
Chicago Teachers Union leadership said that the recent surge in teachers’ strikes is driven by resistance to more than a decade of austerity and the dire consequences of the push to privatize public education.
The strike by the teachers of Denver, seeking fair wages and better support for education, began on February 11. Talks will be held between the Denver Class Teachers Association and Denver Public School authorities on February 13
While the Chicago Teachers Union launched a strike, protesting fund cuts and low wages, the Oakland Educators Association voted in favor of a strike action, demanding a smaller class size, student support and living wages. Teachers in Denver decided to strike after the State refused to intervene