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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

NUT members ballot over white paper and funding cuts

31 May 2016
NUT union members across England are balloting for strikes over the impact of the government’s education white paper and funding cuts.

Teachers build for strike to defend education

24 May 2016
Support is growing for action to beat cuts, academisation and other attacks, reports Sadie Robinson

Teachers resist cuts, tests and academies

17 May 2016
Campaigners told Sadie Robinson the Tories’ retreat doesn’t mean the threat to state schools has gone away

Sats tests fail our children - they have to go

10 May 2016
Hundreds of thousands of children in England faced misery this week as they were forced to sit the hated Sats tests.

Prestwich Arts College workers begin three-day strike to save jobs

10 May 2016
Prestwich Arts College teachers in Manchester began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, against compulsory redundancies.

Teachers and parents can sink latest attacks on education

26 April 2016
The government is on the rocks as resistance to academies and Tory tests grows. With big union meetings and angry parents there’s real potential to beat them

Teachers get to work to build for anti-academies strike vote

19 April 2016
Tory plans to force every school to become an academy would see profit-making businesses take over schools. But growing opposition could soon lead to action, reports?Sadie Robinson

People's Assembly demo arrives in Trafalgar Square: steel workers and teachers speak out

16 April 2016
ARRIVING IN Trafalgar Square, the tens of thousands of marchers on the People’s Assembly demonstration quickly filled the space. On the demonstration there were many chants of "Say hey, say ho, dodgy Dave has got to go."

Teachers' academies fight could help bring down the Tories

12 April 2016
Teachers are preparing to ballot for strikes against the impact of forced academies, reports Sadie Robinson

Campaigners push Tories into U-turn over hated baseline tests for four year olds

08 April 2016
Teachers, parents and campaigners are celebrating after the Tories were forced into an embarrassing U-turn on baseline testing.

Striking Chicago teachers say funding crisis takes the biscuit

05 April 2016
A teachers’ strike in the US has gained widespread support, reports Kristine Mayle from Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 branch

Solidarity boosts West Dunbartonshire teachers' fight against cuts

05 April 2016
Striking teachers formed large picket lines as secondary schools across West Dunbartonshire in Scotland shut on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

Chicago teachers on strike show mood for change in the United States

05 April 2016
Chicago teachers are on strike today, Friday, to try to win more funding to save education in the city

NUT teachers' union conference debates workload and sixth forms

30 March 2016
NUT delegates denounced teachers' workload as "intolerable and getting worse". Delegates also unanimously backed a motion paving the way for more strikes in Sixth Form Colleges.

Jeremy Corbyn and Labour at the NUT teachers' union conference

30 March 2016
Labour leader Corbyn won wide support from the NUT conference delegates

Teachers vote for strikes against forced academies and cuts

26 March 2016
Teachers have voted overwhelmingly for strikes against the impact of forced academies and funding cuts.

Teachers slam Tory academy plan—and prepare for mass protests

22 March 2016
The Tories want to force every school in England to become a privately-run academy—but the plan has sparked fierce resistance.

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