Here’s to the 65,000 teachers and staff of University and College Union who went on strike across the British Isles.
Members of the University and College Union, the world’s largest higher education union, are on strike over cuts to their pension plans.
Stop Kenneth Marcus’ confirmation as Asst. Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education
Confirming Marcus would give him the tools to undermine the very mission of the Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Education.
Support is urgently needed for activist teachers in Mexico targeted by the government.
After a year on the job, it’s time for DeVos to be graded on her performance. Tell her how to improve her failing performance to better support our public schools.
W.E.B. Du Bois once stated that “the cure [for ignorance] wasn’t simply telling people the truth, it was inducing them to act on it.” This could certainly be said of the millions of people who marched for science across the globe on April 22. Inspired by the Women’s March, the idea quickly erupted into an… Read more »
Trump appointees clearly need a conflict of interest to get a job in the cabinet. The Department of Labor director is anti-union. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is a climate change denier. The Attorney General opposes voting rights. And Betsy DeVos, Department of Education chief, opposes public education. She and her family have… Read more »
It’s the 150th anniversary of the publication of Capital, Volume I. Ever wondered what the fuss was all about? Get together with a group of friends and check it out.
School closures and teacher strikes are an almost daily occurrence, because public education is under siege. Drastic government underfunding has cut school programs, caused a severe teacher shortage, and jam-packed classrooms. Central to these developments is a group called Teach for America Corp (TFA), which over the last three decades has become a primary propagandist… Read more »
The class struggle in Mexico is at a fever pitch. Teachers are on the front lines of a massive struggle against neoliberal devastation by privatizations, union busting and rape of the environment. Resistance spans the hemisphere from Mexico to Guatemala and Argentina. Mexican educators have been fighting Pres. Enrique Peña Nieto’s anti-labor education reform ever… Read more »