As Los Angeles teachers remain on strike for a fifth day, some shared the real-world consequences of large class sizes and not having enough support staff.
Charter school teachers in Chicago plan to go on strike Feb. 5, and educators in Denver are also weighing a strike.
Tens of thousands of teachers, nurses, librarians, and counselors walked off the job Monday in the nation's second-largest school district, donning plastic ponchos in a chilly rainstorm to picket their schools for the first time in 30 years.
Tens of thousands of teachers in the nation's second-largest district will head to the picket lines on Monday to fight for smaller class sizes and more support staff.
United Teachers Los Angeles has pushed the teachers' strike to Monday after a series of legal battles with the district.
The Los Angeles teachers' union and school district will return to the bargaining table on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to avert a strike.
Jahana Hayes, the 2016 National Teacher of the Year who was sworn into U.S. Congress last week, shares her education priorities, thoughts on the secretary of education, and her motivation to run for office.
A federal judge denied the Los Angeles Unified school district's request to prevent special education teachers from going on strike on Jan. 10.
2018 was a pivotal year for teacher activism, and teachers in California and Virginia already are among those planning actions for early 2019.
Eight Louisiana school systems are piloting an approach in which alternative-certification teacher candidates receive a full period of support from their mentor each day.