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 06, 2020
Becky Pringle, the next president of the National Education Association, said she would support teachers in "whatever actions they need to take" to protect the health of students and staff.
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
Dr. Anthony Fauci said there are still many unanswered questions about how the coronavirus is spread by children.
July 28, 2020
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said the union would pursue lawsuits and "safety strikes" if necessary.
July 10, 2020
The debate on whether and how to reopen school buildings has ramped up. This is what the teachers' unions for the five largest school districts have said about going back.
July 02, 2020
Despite the projected membership loss, the union's revenue will increase by about $7 million next year because of a dues increase for teachers and support employees.
July 01, 2020
Lily Eskelsen García, a former Utah Teacher of the Year who got her start in schools as a lunch lady, will soon step down as president of the National Education Association.
April 21, 2020
The teachers' union's board of directors voted to cancel in-person attendance at its annual Representative Assembly due to the coronavirus outbreak and will conduct a scaled-down virtual convention instead.
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.