Posts Tagged ‘teachers’

Learning From The Historic Gains We Won In The Chicago Teachers Strike

As a Chicago Public Schools (CPS) student from first grade through high school, and in my 17 years of teaching in the system, none of my schools ever had a full-time social worker or nurse every day of the week. In the first contract the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) secured in the era of legalized public […]

SCIENCE teachers are told to tell students that all differences in the outcomes of people are due to bigotry and racism… it’s CONSENSUS!

(Natural News) Washington STEM, a nonprofit social justice organization focused on the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math in education, recently held a symposium where the group’s Impact Director, Jeneé Myers Twitchell, basically told a group of teachers that these four core areas of academics are “racist,” simply because “minorities” tend to underperform at […]

Now even questioning LGBT indoctrination of children gets teachers suspended

(Natural News) England’s public school system has decided that it’s no longer okay for its faculty and staff members to do anything other than nod and smile in full agreement every time new LGBTQP “curriculum” is suddenly and forcibly imposed upon innocent children in the classroom. A 74-year-old school board member by […]

Chicago teachers’ strike enters eighth day,300,000 students miss classes

Related Posts Learning From The Historic Gains We Won In The Chicago Teachers Strike As a Chicago Public Schools (CPS) student from first grade through high school, and in SCIENCE teachers are told to tell students that all differences in the outcomes of people are due to bigotry and racism… it’s CONSENSUS! (Natural News) Washington […]

How Chicago Teachers Built Power Between Strikes

How Chicago Teachers Built Power Between Strikes Above Photo: Chicago teachers and support staff held a rally at Columbus Park next to DePriest Elementary School on October 22 in the South Austin neighborhood of Chicago. Photo by Joeff Davi It’s easy to glamorize the seeming spontaneity of a “strike wave” and miss the long processes of […]

Chicago Teachers Demand Affordable Housing As Strike Begins

Chicago Teachers Demand Affordable Housing As Strike Begins Above Photo: Thousands of Chicago Teachers Union and Service Employees International Union Local 73 members march through downtown Chicago to demand a budget that funds their students and classrooms on October 14, 2019.MILWAUKEE TEACHERS’ EDUCATION ASSOCIATION VIA FLICKR More than 25,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) […]

What’s At Stake In Chicago Teachers’ Strike: Whether Unions Can Bargain For The Entire Working Class

What’s At Stake In Chicago Teachers’ Strike: Whether Unions Can Bargain For The Entire Working Class Above Photo: Ahead of a potential massive strike this week, Chicago teachers are pushing the limits of social justice unionism. (Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images) “Solving Chicago’s affordable housing crisis? What’s that got to do with a labor contract […]

Chicago Teachers Prepare To Strike

The Chicago Teachers Union has been working without a contract since June, and 94 percent of members recently voted to authorize a strike. SEIU Local 73, which represents school workers such as special education classroom assistants, school custodians and bus aides, as well as Park District workers are also set to strike on October 17. […]

Jordanian teachers secure pay raise, end strike

Jordanian teachers ended a month-long strike on Sunday after reaching an agreement with the government for a rise in wages. The strike, which began on September 8 just a week into the school year, paralyzed some 4,000 public schools in the kingdom, where more than 1.4 million students are enrolled. The teachers had demanded […]

Chicago Teachers Vote By Wide Margin To Move Toward Strike

Chicago Teachers Vote By Wide Margin To Move Toward Strike Above Photo: Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey and Vice President Stacy Davis Gates announce the results of a strike vote Thursday night at union headquarters. Chicago teachers, clinicians and paraprofessional union members voted by a wide margin to authorize a strike, setting the stage for […]

Transgender Group Advises Teachers That Puberty Blockers Should Be Given To Kids As Young As 12

A transgender advocacy NGO in the UK is facing a backlash for telling teachers that ‘puberty blocking medication’ is harmless and should be given to children as young as 12 who are questioning their gender identity. Scholars and medics have warned that such advice is “disturbing.” RT reports: Administering puberty blockers to children questioning their […]

Deal to avert teachers’ strike paves way for start of school year

Negotiations between the Finance Ministry and the Israel Teachers’ Union resulted in an agreement Friday which averted a strike at elementary schools set for the first day of school. The union had threatened to prevent studies from beginning on Sunday, September 1. Meanwhile a labor court decision earlier this week prevented a strike in secondary […]

Florida’s sweeping definition of anti-Semitism limits teachers’ freedom to discuss Palestine

The political bias in that statute stands out as if written with neon lights. Anyone can see that the statute is a desperate attempt to squelch fair comment and insulate the Zionist entity from well-deserved criticism. → Applying a double standard to Israel by requiring behavior of Israel that is not expected or demanded of […]

Democrats Must Choose Between Teachers And Charter Schools

Democrats Must Choose Between Teachers And Charter Schools Above Photo: New Jersey Sen. and 2020 Democratic hopeful Cory Booker. (Senate Democrats / Flickr) For years, the safe havens for education policy debate in the Democratic Party have been expanding pre-K programs and providing more affordable college, but in the current presidential primary contest, another consensus issue has […]

New Zealand teachers hold country’s largest education strike, day before ‘wellbeing’ budget

Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday in protest as they called for higher pay and shorter hours in the country’s largest ever education strike. Almost 50,000 secondary and primary school teachers joined the strike, according to their unions, closing schools around the nation. The strike came a day […]

The Teachers’ Revolt And The Fight For Social Equality

The Teachers’ Revolt And The Fight For Social Equality Above Photo: Lesław Kopecki. Teachers Strike | Poland 2019 Like teachers across the US, educators in Detroit are angered over stagnant real income and the indifference of corporate-controlled politicians who will not provide adequate resources to address the needs of our students. Three years ago, Detroit teachers […]

Oregon Teachers Are Walking Out, Forcing 600 Schools To Close

Oregon Teachers Are Walking Out, Forcing 600 Schools To Close Above Photo: Screenshot/Beme (CNN)It’s national Teacher Appreciation Week, but you wouldn’t know that by talking to teachers in Oregon. Tens of thousands of frustrated teachers were airing their grievances at protests across the state Wednesday. But unlike with other teacher walkouts, these educators aren’t fighting for higher […]

Cell Tower Removed from School After Multiple Students and Teachers Diagnosed with Cancer

Ripon, CA — As 5G technology begins to roll out across the country, it is being met by a massive wave of resistance over concerns that it can cause health problems. While 5G is still relatively new, concerns over 4G and older technology still persist as well. A school in California […]

4 Children & 2 Teachers Diagnosed With Cancer: Parents Blame The Cell Tower On Campus

The Facts: Susan Manewech describes her experience with extraterrestrial or extradimensional beings as a child and how they tested her to find out what her empathy levels were. Reflect On: How does the reality of ET life or life beyond human beings change your understanding of our reality? How much have you looked into the […]

Privatization Is Fundamentally An Attack On Democracy. The Teachers Strikes Show Why.

Privatization Is Fundamentally An Attack On Democracy. The Teachers Strikes Show Why. Above Photo: Charter schools are anti-democratic by nature. (Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images) One key feature of the Trump era is a renewed public focus on the issue of democracy. Last year’s congressional elections had the highest midterm voter turnout […]

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