Posts Tagged: education system

Fordham U students win fight to have Palestine rights club

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On Aug. 5, Justice Nancy Bannon of the Supreme Court of the State of New York annulled Fordham University’s decision to ban Students for Justice in ...

Sick teachers forced to pay for own substitutes

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At a time when teachers are struggling to find ways to continue living in the most unaffordable city in the country, they are expected to pay for thei...

From May Day to Teacher Appreciation Week, educators fight for public ed

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Teachers in Oregon walk out, closing 600 schools to demand services and smaller class sizes for their students.

Student “lunch debt” skyrockets across the country. Here’s how it works.

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Under a socialist system, food and education would no longer be luxuries or sources of debt, but guaranteed social rights

AZ legislators move to shutdown progressive teachers ‘political speech’

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HB 2032 broadly threatens Arizona teachers accused of using “political speech” with “the intent of influencing or changing a student's political...

Teaching in Florida: “Almost all of us work multiple jobs”

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Florida schools are among some of the most underfunded in the United States, ranked 42nd nationally in education spending per-student, which hovers at...

Hillsborough School Board threatens to privatize custodial services, outraging workers, community

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Custodians from the Hillsborough County school district and labor activists protested outside the county’s school board on Tuesday morning in Tampa ...

Boston Teachers Union “All In” to fight for a fair contract

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“Do you realize we are the only school district in Massachusetts that does not have a full time nurse in every school?”

Indiana legislature ends elections for state education leader

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Only a socialist democracy, where workers wield state power, will fully fund public schools.

Energetic rally in solidarity with striking UIC grad workers

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In an incredible display of unity and class consciousness, 99.5% of union members voted to authorize the strike.