L.A. Teachers Prepare to Strike | Dissent Magazine

“Thirty-five thousand Los Angeles school teachers are on the verge of a strike. Their demands include a 6.5 percent pay increase, smaller class sizes, more funding for school counselors, nurses, and librarians, and a cap on the proliferation of charter schools throughout their city.” from Tacoma DSA http://bit.ly/2siSeFT via IFTTT

Remembering Jerry Tucker | Labor Notes

From the Labor Notes archives, 2012: “His emphasis on the need for education led him to found Solidarity Schools. He thought that worker education primarily consisted in helping workers draw conclusions from what they already knew about their world and weaving those conclusions into a strategic perspective. He never forgot Read more…