During the National Education Association's annual representative assembly in Minneapolis, delegates voted to support labor actions and to establish a fund to support teacher strikes.
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July 09, 2018
May 23, 2018
At a hearing, Betsy DeVos brought up performance in response to a question about teacher walkouts—but the activism behind the walkouts has not focused on performance at all.
May 16, 2018
A sea of red-clad teachers took to the streets around North Carolina's legislative building in Raleigh to fight for higher pay and more school funding. See photos from the event.
May 15, 2018
Thousands of teachers will head to the state capital on Wednesday to call for a nearly $10,000 raise over four years and an increase to per-pupil spending.
May 10, 2018
The number of teacher-candidates for governorships and roles in state legislatures is growing by the day. Ed Week wants to know more about these candidates.
May 07, 2018
Weeks after the widespread teacher protests in Colorado, Pueblo teachers went on strike for higher pay and better benefits.
May 04, 2018
Thousands of North Carolina teachers will take leave on May 16 to protest at the state capitol, forcing some school districts to close.
May 03, 2018
The weeklong Arizona teacher strike was set to end with Gov. Doug Ducey's signature on a teacher pay raise plan Thursday—but teachers aren't declaring this a victory.
May 02, 2018
Arizona teachers say they don't think the budget deal meets all of their demands, but it will still be enough to call off the strike.
May 01, 2018
State legislators are debating a budget proposal that would boost teacher pay raises 20 percent by 2020 and invest $371 million in schools by 2023.