Category: Teachers

L.A. Teachers’ Union Calls for Elimination of School Police Force
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L.A. Teachers’ Union Calls for Elimination of School Police Force

The United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), representing teachers and support staff in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), called Monday for the elimination of the 400-member police force protecting schools in the district. The Los Angeles Times reported that the teachers’ union made the announcement at an event with Black Lives Matter leaders, and called the…

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Michigan Teachers Union Attacks Trump Ahead of Primary
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Michigan Teachers Union Attacks Trump Ahead of Primary

The Michigan Education Association (MEA) revved up its attacks on President Donald Trump in advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary that pits former Vice President Joe Biden against Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on the Democrat side, while the president is essentially unopposed on the Republican side. Last of @MEAOnline “Top Five” Reasons to Vote Tuesday against…

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#RedforEd Teachers Step Up 2020 Political Engagement in Florida
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#RedforEd Teachers Step Up 2020 Political Engagement in Florida

The #RedforEd teachers’ movement continued to step up its 2020 political engagement with a rally Monday afternoon in Tallahassee, the capital of the battleground state of Florida. Though it was an official school day for public schools in Florida, a crowd of several thousand teachers and supporters, most wearing the movement’s trademark red t-shirts, rallied…

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