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US public school teachers fight for COVID safety

As the US breaks the global world record for daily COVID cases, teachers are demanding basic safety precautions

Chicago threatens lockout as teachers stand firm on safe classroom demands

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 strike Charter school teachers go on strike in Chicago, demanding fair wages

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.

Denver teachers continue strike ahead of talks with district authorities

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

Teachers’ protests break out in Chicago, Oakland and Denver

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