Oregon teachers are walking out, forcing 600 schools to close. But they’re not demanding raises
May 14, 2019

(CNN)It’s national Teacher Appreciation Week, but you wouldn’t know that by talking to teachers in Oregon.

They’re fed up with overcrowded classrooms and a lack of support staff, including school nurses and mental health counselors.
“Nearly 45% of Continue reading

The LA teachers’ strike has cost $97M. Now both sides are negotiating again
January 30, 2019

(CNN)After an apparent dayslong game of “chicken,” the Los Angeles teachers union and the school district went back to the negotiating table Thursday.

“We are having an impact,” said Alex Caputo-Pearl, president of the United Teachers Los Angeles union. Continue reading