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Why teachers strike

Melvin I. Urofsky

Why teachers strike

teachers" rights and community control.

by Melvin I. Urofsky

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Teachers -- New York (State) -- New York.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Melvin I. Urofsky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA339.N4 U7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 349 p.
      Number of Pages349
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4764003M
      LC Control Number78111195

        >> 'Why striking teachers cannot win' Including these other unions, Thursday’s strike is expected to involve more than a million people, in what has been billed as the biggest single walkout. The teachers. Who will go back to these classrooms, once the strike ends, to stock them with tissues and Band-Aids, to fight against corporatized curricula, and to try to teach students how to think critically, read better, and use their voices? The teachers. The strike is the L.A. teachers’ voice, maybe their only voice.

        In both Chicago during the amazing Chicago Teachers Union strike, and also here in Los Angeles, the teachers’ unions are going up against Democratic strongholds. It’s in the cities controlled by Democrats where the employers were out to kill the unions because that was a way for them to privatize the system. Teachers in Seattle last went on strike in The five-day walkout ended in an all-night round of negotiations — that’s why the district and the union are taking a less-adversarial approach.

        Teachers at Chicago Public Schools will go on strike Thursday after the Chicago Teachers Union and the city failed to settle on a new contract before the union-imposed deadline. Talks had resumed.   Why Boeing Can Strike and Teachers Can’t by Jonathan Gardner. Thinking about the Bellevue teacher’s strike, it’s surprising how little people are mentioning that there is a world of difference between public employees striking and private employees striking. And that difference makes a public employee strike a crime against the people.


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Why teachers strike by Melvin I. Urofsky Download PDF EPUB FB2

AZ Teachers - I'm With all the hours I put in at home grading papers and looking for exciting lesson plans and created some of my own, I figure my hourly wage is Why Can't Teachers Strike.

If the teachers are on strike, the parents will get upset and look to management for an explanation of why their kids can't go to school. If management's demands of the teachers are unreasonable, then the parents will pressure the district into giving in to the teachers.

As an English teacher at Heavener High School in eastern Oklahoma, Sarah Jane Scarberry said she has tried for years to replace her classroom's tattered textbooks. Why are teachers on strike today. We have no choice Teachers are confronted with larger class sizes, being asked to do more with less, and a threat to whether we can even secure a living : Lola Okolosie.

Since its original publication inno book has done as much as Jeremy Brecher’s Strike. to bring American labor history to a wide. narrates the dramatic story of repeated, massive, and sometimes violent revolts by ordinary working people in America and tells this exciting hidden history from the point of view of the rank-and-file workers who lived it/5(12).

The book is made up of "essays" written by teachers from all over the state describing their experiences leading up to, during, and after the strike. I recommend this book to anyone who is interested in understanding how people take charge of a bad situation and overcome it.5/5(7).

The first part of the book sets the stage by exploring the experience of teachers in Newark from World War II to the strike.

After covering both strikes, Golin brings the story up to in the epilogue, which traces the connection between educational reform and union democracy. That’s the case made in the new book “A Fight for the Soul of Public Education: The Story of the Chicago Teachers Strike,” by University of Illinois labor education professors Bob Bruno and Steven Ashby.

Bruno joins us to take a look back at what that strike – the first Chicago saw in 25 years – meant for public education and the labor movement. The Oklahoma teachers’ strike has a lot in common with an earlier strike last month in West Virginia, where classrooms across all Author: Alia Wong.

So on behalf of my mom, all Oklahoma educators, and every teacher who has gone on strike or spoken out against something they believe in, here’s how we can all offer support. Tell teachers how much they matter. It’s easy to think how amazing teachers are.

We probably even tell our family, friends, and coworkers. Haven't teachers taken a lot of industrial action lately.

Wednesday's action is the third national walkout since over pay, pensions and. The rules of conciliation apply to the teachers’ unions, too, so parents can expect a minimum of 22 days’ notice if they need to find extra child care because of a strike.

Why do teachers want Author: Emma Paling. Why Are Teachers Going On Strike In Oakland, Los Angeles And Denver. Across the country, teachers are striking again. First there. Teachers explain why they are on strike: 'If it's bad for us, it's definitely bad for the kids' This article is more than 6 years old.

A national Author: Carmen Fishwick. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Urofsky, Melvin I. Why teachers strike. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, (OCoLC) Document Type. Why the Labor Strike Is Back why the Chicago teachers strike in is so important, and how to effectively organize a strike.

and as the teachers say in my forthcoming book, a huge Author: Bryan Schatz. The Story Behind Why Teachers Are On Strike May 1, • Lalini Pedris It began with West Virginia – nearly two weeks of protests by teachers across the state, demanding higher wages and objecting to rising monthly insurance costs.

Why Teachers Strike will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday, Febru in the same location. Admission to that show is free, but attendees are encouraged to make donations to the performing : Amanda Pampuro.

As was shown above, moreover, teacher strikes are not by any means solely about pay, and teachers strike about a myriad of other things unrelated to pay (e.g. policy). It then follows that if the teaching profession is seriously challenged in some way, the comeback will be publicly demonstrated, regardless of idealistic performance management.

Teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district are on strike, indefinitely canceling classes for more than a quarter of a million : Alexia Fernández Campbell. Investigates the pattern of strikes among public school teachers from to Changes in the frequency of teacher strikes were found to be highly responsive to changes in the economic and legal conditions surrounding the collective bargaining relationship.

For availability, see EA (Author)Cited by: 9. Public schools in West Virginia were closed for a sixth day on Thursday, as teachers striking over health care costs and pay largely rebuffed a deal this week between Gov. James C.

Justice and Author: Jess Bidgood.Indiana Teachers Just Walked Off the Job Jeff Schuhrke In These Times While Indiana laws prohibit teachers from going on strike, similar laws have not deterred educators in other states from holding work stoppages.