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Check here for daily updates from Socialist Alternative Bay Area on the Oakland Teachers Strike!...

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When the Oakland Unified School District announced that they would be closing 24 out of Oakland’s 87 schools at the same time as the teachers began preparing for a strike in February, they essentially declared...

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“They want us to fail…the schools, the teachers, the students. So they can push students into charter schools. So they can make money. We’ve had it. Enough is enough!”- Los Angeles teacher on strike. January...

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By Rob Rooke, Skyline High parent On Friday January 18, five thousand students stayed home and several hundred teachers didn’t show up to work in Oakland. Oakland’s biggest high schools stood empty, as teachers called...

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The Teacher Revolt Is Not Over

December 12, 2018

Despite the uptick in strike actions, the teachers revolt, and the recent blue wave, the right wing continues their assault on unions, spending millions of dollars on billboards, canvassers, and anti-union propaganda. While many union...

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On August 30, United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) voted to authorize strike action by an astounding 98%. UTLA had been strung along by Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for well over a year....

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Today, April 26, Arizona teachers have walked out in their thousands. Demanding a return to pre-recession education funding they are saying that a “20% [raise] is not enough.” Governor Ducey refuses to meet with walkout...

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Three Socialist Alternative members from Arkansas drove to Tulsa to take part in demonstrations. The following report is based on conversations they had with Oklahoma teachers. Oklahoma teachers are continuing the wave of strikes that...

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March 3 – West Virginia teachers have rejected the tentative agreement proposed by union leaders. Since we published this article, teachers have begun an occupation of the West Virginia State Capitol, vowing to stay until...

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Earlier this summer, the University of Massachusetts Boston announced a budget deficit of about $22.3 million, and will be cutting up to one third of faculty and some staff. Cuts to faculty primarily affect adjunct...

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