Stories by Bob Peterson

Bob Peterson is President of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association. A founding editor of Rethinking Schools, he has taught 5th grade for 30 years in MPS. He is co-editor with Michael Charney of Transforming Teacher Unions: Fighting for Better Schools and Social Justice (Rethinking Schools, 1998). subscribe to Bob Peterson's feed

Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: Common Dreams

Armed with an approach that foregrounds social justice organizing, teachers' unions are redefining themselves -- and increasing their impact nationwide.