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26 Feb 2019

Oakland Teachers Strike Continues with Supt. Thurmond at Table

Oakland’s teachers and supporters hit the picket lines for a third day on Monday.  Around 3,000 Oakland educators went on strike last week, picketing Thursday and Friday outside many of the city’s 86 schools. No new details on contract negotiations were available Monday evening, with spokespeople for both the Oakland

22 Feb 2019

Oakland Teachers Strike for Better Schools

Thousands of teachers began an official strike Thursday over a raft of disputes with the Oakland Unified School District. Officials with the Oakland Education Association, the union which represents OUSD teachers and support staff, declared the strike after the release of an independent fact-finding report six days ago. Citing a

25 Aug 2017

A Back to School Guide for Broke SF Educators (and How Parents Can Help!)

Guest Post by Katie Hunter, Special Education Teacher in SFUSD Struggling to hold on to that last bit of summer as hard as you’re struggling to pay rent in the Bay? Wondering whether you’ll buy extra wine or classroom supplies to prepare for a new school year, because you can only

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