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  • St. Paul Teachers Union Strikes, Demanding Increased Mental Health Support for Students

    March 11, 2020
    St. Paul, MN – If a school district isn’t actively addressing the significant barriers preventing students’ education, is it reasonable to expect teachers to be successful at their jobs? Providing resources to minimize barriers against youth learners is the focus of the 2020 labor strike…...
  • No Deal Reached as CTU Strike Continues Into Day 12

    October 28, 2019
    Chicago, IL – The CTU (Chicago Teachers Union) remains on strike for the 12th day after no agreement could be reached over the weekend. Monday marks the eighth day of missed classes, as compared to seven missed days of class during the 2012 CTU strike.…...
  • Chicago Teachers and Allies Rally as Strike Continues

    October 26, 2019
    Chicago, IL – Unicorn Riot covered a labor rally in solidarity with the ongoing Chicago Teachers Union strike. The strike enters its tenth day and began October 17, 2019. Teachers in Chicago are calling for smaller class sizes, adequate nurses, librarians, social workers, and teachers…...
  • Denver Teacher Strike a Success Amid Nationwide Walkouts

    February 22, 2019
    Denver, CO – After three days of striking and late nights of negotiating, many Denver teachers returned to their classrooms on Thursday, February 14, 2019 after a tentative agreement was struck between the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) and Denver Public Schools (DPS). The agreement…...
  • Thousands Rally in Support of Striking Oakland Teachers

    February 22, 2019
    Oakland, CA – On Thursday, February 21, 2019, thousands of teachers, students, union organizers and community supporters rallied in downtown Oakland in a show of support for local teachers as they started their first day of striking. Represented by the Oakland Education Association, teachers walked…...