The possibility of a strike in New York City's schools grew more distinct this week. Unions are pressing their cases in other districts, too.
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August 20, 2020
August 03, 2020
A coalition of teachers' unions and progressive groups organized a "National Day of Resistance" to fight against school building reopenings.
July 28, 2020
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said the union would pursue lawsuits and "safety strikes" if necessary.
January 13, 2020
Thousands of teachers, parents, and other supporters are expected to call for higher pay and more school funding—despite threats from the state that participating teachers could lose their jobs.
November 13, 2019
Teachers in Little Rock, Ark., will be on the picket lines Thursday for only the second time in the school district's history.
October 31, 2019
The Chicago Teachers Union has reached a deal with the district to make up five of the 11 missed instructional days and end the strike.
October 30, 2019
The Chicago Teachers Union delegates approved a tentative agreement, but will remain on strike until the mayor agrees they can make up the missed days.
October 24, 2019
Union leaders are holding civil disobedience training sessions as negotiations with the city stall.
October 16, 2019
About 25,000 educators in Chicago are expected to go on strike Thursday.
September 27, 2019
After months of stalled contract negotiations with Chicago schools, the majority of the city's teacher's union voted to walk off the job later this fall.