Teachers’ strikes in US
Over 30,000 teachers, support staff strike in Chicago seeking fairer education system Over 30,000 teachers, support staff strike in Chicago seeking fairer education system

The major demands of the teachers who are organized under the Chicago Teachers Union are better pay and benefits, fully staffed schools, smaller classrooms and justice for students and families

Chicago teachers Chicago teachers vote to strike for higher wages and fair contracts

In addition to workers affiliated to the Chicago Teachers Union, support staff in schools affiliated with the Service Employees International Union will also join the strike

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.

Oregon Teachers Oregon teachers call for agitation, denouncing state’s disinvestment in education

Educators in the state reject the lawmakers’ claim that they have prioritized K-12 education in the state budget 2019-2021.

Teachers March in Indiana School teachers rally in Indianapolis, demanding wage hike

Experts and teachers have repeatedly said that the salary of the teachers in Indiana is comparatively lower than the salary of teachers in the neighboring states.

Oakland teachers approve new contract, vote to end strike

The new contract includes 11% salary increase over 4 years and a one-time 3% bonus upon ratification. The teachers went on strike on February 21 after almost two years of unfruitful negotiations with authorities

Oakland Teachers Strike Oakland teachers’ strike enters sixth day, with demand of a 12% wage hike

The teachers’ union outrightly rejected the district school board’s proposal for 8% wage hike, and forced the board to postpone a decision on further fund cuts and layoffs

Oakland Teachers Strike Oakland teachers strike for higher wages and smaller classrooms

Apart from living wages and smaller classrooms, the members of Oakland Education Association (OEA), are also demanding more support staff and increased overview of chartered schools

West Virginia Teachers West Virginia teachers end strike as Senate votes to postpone the controversial bill on education

The controversial bill, named SB: 451, was set to introduce charter schools in West Virginia for the first time, in a bid to privatize education

Denver teachers’ strike ends after authorities agree to reform pay system

The teachers, under the banner of the Denver Class Teachers Association, went on strike on February 11 seeking higher base pay rather than one-time bonuses to ensure greater retention

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 need increased base pay rather than performance-based incentives’

Ahead of a teachers’ strike in Denver on February 11, Peoples Dispatch talks to the Denver Classroom Teachers Association and the Colorado Education Association on the reasons for the protest and its links to the national educators’ movement

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