Parkland survivors graduate 3 months after school shooting massacre

Just over 100 days after a former student murdered 14 classmates and three teachers, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s class of 2018 gathered for its commencement ceremony Sunday. Families of the four murdered seniors were invited to attend, but only Joaquin Oliver’s father said his…

This Kentucky math teacher just beat the House Republican leader who cut his pension

In what was likely the most critical test of teachers’ electoral power in Kentucky, math teacher R. Travis Brenda won 51 percent of the vote against Republican House Leader Jonathan Shell, a darling of the party, in Tuesday’s GOP primaries for state representative of district…

First they rallied, now they’re running for office: These Kentucky teachers face primaries today

Dozens of Kentucky teachers who rallied for more education funding at the state Capitol this spring are now taking a different approach to changing policy: They’ve put themselves on the ballot. At least 40 educators, representing both the Republican and Democratic parties, are running for…

North Carolina Teachers Have Giant Rally For More School Funding!

Thousands of North Carolina teachers poured into downtown Raleigh and marched to the state’s General Assembly on Wednesday morning in the latest in a series of red-state public school teacher uprisings across the country. The demonstration was believed to be the largest teacher protest in…