Stories by Samantha Winslow

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Posted on: Mar 28, 2016, Source: Labor Notes

The Chicago Teachers Union is planning a one-day strike and citywide day of action April 1.

Posted on: May 14, 2015, Source: Labor Notes

Educators from Alliance College-Ready Charter Schools want to be able to organize without fear of retaliation from management.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: Labor Notes

United Working Families is looking for ways to engage directly with its rank-and-file.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2014, Source: Labor Notes

Here's how the controversial standards, now in force in 45 states, are affecting day-to-day work in the classroom.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2014, Source: Labor Notes

The push to privatize is creating one set of schools for the haves, and another for the have-nots.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2014, Source: Labor Notes

The Union Power slate of activists say the teachers will win community support when they fight for better schools, not just a raise.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2013, Source: Labor Notes

Rocketship charter schools are backed by some of the biggest names in the tech world and claim high test scores.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: Labor Notes

Teachers and students say the Los Angeles school district’s plan to distribute iPads to every student is nothing more than a way to increase standardized testing.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2013, Source: Labor Notes

Almost all of the 54 schools targeted for closing serve primarily black and Latino students. All are in poor neighborhoods, affecting 30,000 students and 1,000 teachers.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2013, Source: Labor Notes

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, not satisfied with pushing his corporate vision on public schools in his own city, was one of many wealthy outside donors, dropping $1 million on the L.A. school board races.