Where Have There Been Teacher Strikes and Protests? (Map)
It started in West Virginia. Teachers across the state hit the picket lines in early 2018 to fight for more pay—and came out with a win. Soon after, teachers in several other red states followed suit. And within the year, the movement had spread to some big-city districts as well.
The map below shows the trajectory of the spreading teacher activism, highlighting the states and cities that have seen the most organizing activity.
Credits: Liana Loewus, with contributions from staff writer Madeline Will.