Charter school teachers in Chicago plan to go on strike Feb. 5, and educators in Denver are also weighing a strike.
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January 17, 2019
January 13, 2019
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.
January 09, 2019
United Teachers Los Angeles has pushed the teachers' strike to Monday after a series of legal battles with the district.
December 19, 2018
After 20 months of contract disputes, the United Teachers Los Angeles calls for a strike on Jan. 10.
December 10, 2018
After four days on the picket lines, educators in a Chicago charter network have reached a tentative deal that includes a pay raise, smaller class sizes, and sanctuary protections for undocumented students.
December 05, 2018
Robert Bruno, a labor expert in Illinois, explains the background and implications of the country's first-ever teachers' strike at a charter school.
October 25, 2018
The National Education Association has lost about 17,000 members since April, according to a report by The 74 Million.
October 18, 2018
The Mackinac Center for Public Policy is partnering with think tanks and advocacy groups across the country in a campaign encouraging public employees to consider dropping their union memberships.
October 11, 2018
Mike Matthews wrote several sexist and racist blog posts a decade ago that were recently unearthed.
October 04, 2018
Nine teachers, backed by the American Federation of Teachers, claim that Navient steered them away from participating in a federal loan-forgiveness program.