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Teachers’ pay rebellion spreads across Oklahoma with second week of strikes

Teachers’ pay rebellion spreads across Oklahoma with second week of strikes Teachers in the US state of Oklahoma began their second week of walkouts on Monday. They are striking for more pay and better education funding.

Teachers must push pay fight after NUT conference

Teachers must push pay fight after NUT conference Teachers could be heading for a national strike ballot over pay. Delegates at the NUT union conference in Brighton last weekend passed a motion calling on the union to launch a “vigorous campaign” over pay.

Teachers at union conference support Palestine, oppose Islamophobia and defend Jeremy Corbyn

Teachers at union conference support Palestine, oppose Islamophobia and defend Jeremy Corbyn Anti-racism was a big theme of NUT teachers’ union conference this week

Acton high school out for two days

Acton high school out for two days NEU union members at Acton High school in west London began a two-day strike on Tuesday. Workers are in dispute over three issues – bullying, management’s response to behaviour issues and a planned takeover by Ark.

Welcome to strike country - inside the spreading US teachers' strikes

Welcome to strike country - inside the spreading US teachers strikes An inspirational fight by West Virginia teachers has inspired teachers and other public sector workers

NUT conference - union must fight now to stop Tory attacks on education

NUT conference - union must fight now to stop Tory attacks on education The final annual conference of the National Union of Teachers takes place in Brighton over Easter weekend.

Pay fight at school in Waltham Forest

13 March 2018
Workers at Connaught School for Girls in north east London struck on Tuesday in an escalating dispute over pay

US pay fight spreads after West Virginia teachers’ strike wins

13 March 2018
Powerful action by workers in West Virginia has inspired others to fight back

West Virginia school workers reject deal agreed by union leaders and continue strike

01 March 2018
Teachers and other public school workers in the US state of West Virginia have rejected a pay and conditions deal designed to get them back to work

Education workers out on strike in battle against academy plans

08 February 2018
Workers at Cumberland School in Newham struck today against a plan to turn their school into an academy. Upbeat strikers chanted, “Our school is not for sale,” and, “Whose school? Our school,” on the picket line.

Avenue School strike in Newham opposes academy

31 January 2018
Teachers and other school workers struck at Avenue Primary. It was the NEU members’ first of two days of strike action, an escalation from the previous one day strikes.

Well-supported strike at The Cumberland School in Newham says no to academies

09 January 2018
The first strike at The Cumberland School in Newham, east London, against academisation saw over 50 NEU education union members picketing on Tuesday.

LETTERS: I was hounded over Trojan Horse and it still hurts today

11 December 2017
I was the only teacher to be found guilty as a result of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham. It was one of the most politicised cases in education the country has ever seen.

Parents, children and teachers united against academies

05 December 2017
The first strike day against academisation at Avenue School in Newham, east London, took place on Wednesday of last week. Also: Reports from Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, the Village School in Brent and Westways Primary School in Sheffield

School strikers at Charlton Park Academy are sick of penny-pinching bosses

14 November 2017
 GMB and NEU union members struck at Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, south east London, last Tuesday and Thursday, to defend their sick pay.

Academy school workers strike against sick pay assault

07 November 2017
Workers at Charlton Park Academy special needs school in south east London struck on Tuesday.

Schools face real terms cuts as Greening announces no new money

17 July 2017
Tory education secretary Justine Greening confirmed this week that schools across England face real terms funding cuts.

School strikes in Ealing show the way to beat back academies

14 July 2017
Strikes at a primary school in Ealing, west London, have scored a significant victory in a battle against academies.

Parents plan a London carnival in reaction to Tory school funding cuts

11 July 2017
Parents, school workers, children and others will gather in central London this Sunday for a carnival against the cuts.

Strikes spread in London schools - and teachers' action can stop Tory funding cuts

27 June 2017
Teachers at a number of London schools struck this week against cuts and the threats to education.

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