Education news, analysis, and opinion about labor actions by teachers that close or disrupt schools
Teaching Profession In L.A., Teachers and Parents Raise Money for Striking Service Workers
Many service workers cannot afford to miss work during the three-day strike. Teachers and parents are stepping in to help.
Teaching Profession Q&A Los Angeles Educators Are Set to Strike. Will Teachers Elsewhere Follow Suit?
Unions in cities have become more aggressive—and low wages coupled with a demand for talent are giving them leverage.
School & District Management Why School Workers Are Going on Strike—And What It Means for Districts
Strike activity increased nationwide last year, and educators were a big part of it. It's holding steady so far in 2023.
Teaching Profession Q&A Why Teachers Are Going on Strike This Fall—and What Could Come Next
A labor expert explains what's driving the recent teacher strikes.
School & District Management Opinion What the Teacher and Classified-Staff Strike in Sacramento Means for the Country
If school district leaders changed their mindset about the concept of sharing power, students would be among the beneficiaries.
Teaching Profession When Teachers Strike, Education Becomes More Prevalent in Political Campaigns, Study Finds
Teacher strikes have a profound and often unrecognized role in national politics, a new working paper suggests.
Teaching Profession New York City Teachers' Union Threatens Strike Over School Reopenings
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.
Teaching Profession Across the Country, Teachers Rally for Safe Reopenings and Police-Free Schools
A coalition of teachers' unions and progressive groups organized a "National Day of Resistance" to fight against school building reopenings.
Teaching Profession Strikes Are an Option to Force Schools to Reopen Safely, AFT President Says
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said the union would pursue lawsuits and "safety strikes" if necessary.
School & District Management Teachers Are Scared to Go Back to School. Will They Strike?
In the push to reopen schools, many teachers feel their voices aren't being heard. Will they take lessons from their recent protests and fight to protect their health?
Teaching Profession Florida Ed. Department Threatens to Fire Thousands of Teachers Rallying for Higher Pay
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.