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Teachers coordinate strikes in London over school cuts - and protests are planned

Teachers coordinate strikes in London over school cuts - and protests are planned Workers at three schools in south east London began a coordinated two-day strike against cuts on Tuesday of this week.

School cuts could soon mean strikes after teachers back walkouts at NUT conference

School cuts could soon mean strikes after teachers back walkouts at NUT conference Teachers in some English schools could strike in the summer term in response to Tory funding cuts. Delegates at the NUT union’s annual conference in Cardiff unanimously voted for the plan last weekend (see below).

NUT union backs ballots for a boycott of the hated Sats tests in primary schools

NUT union backs ballots for a boycott of the hated Sats tests in primary schools NUT members voted overwhelmingly for ballots aimed at boycotting the hated Sats tests next year.

National strikes need to be a part of the fight against the Tory attacks on education

National strikes need to be a part of the fight against the Tory attacks on education The education funding cuts are a national attack and require a national response.

Strikers say ‘come and see the difference we make’ before you cut schools team in half

Strikers say ‘come and see the difference we make’ before you cut schools team in half Teachers and school support staff at three London schools are on strike today, Thursday, against cuts.

Striking teachers battling cuts tell Lewisham councillors to ‘start listening’

Striking teachers battling cuts tell Lewisham councillors to ‘start listening’ Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are causing ructions in the local Labour Party in a deepening row over a £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council wants to push through.

Backlash builds against Tories' cuts to school budgets

28 March 2017
Over 100 people joined an angry meeting in Lancaster on Monday, opposing Tory cuts to school funding. The Tories’ so-called fair funding formula will see England’s schools losing

The movement against brutal Tory cuts to school funding is spreading

28 March 2017
The revolt to stop the Tories’ attacks on school funding is growing. Over 100 teachers and parents attended a meeting east London on Wednesday.

School bullies meet their match—how resistance to school funding cuts is spreading

21 March 2017
Theresa May and her education secretary Justine Greening may have bitten off more than they can chew

Socialist teachers debate fightback and trans liberation

17 January 2017
Socialist Teachers Alliance (STA) members met in London last weekend.

Strikes could stop academy and reinstate Simon O’Hara

03 January 2017
A ballot for strikes to demand the reinstatement of sacked NUT union rep Simon O’Hara ended on 15 December last year.

South Gloucestershire parents ask, ‘Why can’t schools be run by local authority?’

29 November 2016
Around 400 parents, teachers and students protested outside the gates of the Winterbourne Academy in South Gloucestershire last Saturday.

Teachers should vote for one bigger union

01 November 2016
The NUT and ATL teaching unions are holding conferences in London on Saturday to debate and vote on plans to merge.

NUT faces backlash from branches over U-turn on strike promises

20 September 2016
NUT union branches and associations have passed motions calling on its leaders to name more strike dates.

School walkout over pay in Liverpool

19 July 2016
Also: Academy action in Wallasey, East London school bosses back down, Kevin Courtney wins NUT union election

Teachers wage war on Tories with England-wide walkout

05 July 2016
Teachers in England struck on Tuesday in a battle against Tory education policies and cuts. Thousands of schools were closed as the walkout made a big impact.

Teachers' walkout over Tory education cuts has a big impact across England

05 July 2016
Teachers across England are out on strike today, Tuesday, in a battle against Tory education policies and cuts.

Teachers set to strike against Tory cuts - and fight to defend education

28 June 2016
Teachers will take part in an England-wide school strike next Tuesday over the impact of Tory policies and funding cuts.

Teachers vote to walk out against Tory cuts

23 June 2016
Teachers have called an England-wide strike on Tuesday 5 July against Tory funding cuts to education. The NUT union members voted by an overwhelming 92 percent for the action on a turnout of 25 percent.

Teachers race to get out the biggest possible strike vote

14 June 2016
Tory cuts, tests and academisation threaten schools, but teachers are ready to fight, says Sadie Robinson

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