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Teacher strike!

Jon Shelton

Teacher strike!

public education and the making of a new American political order

by Jon Shelton

  • 116 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Strikes and lockouts,
  • Collective bargaining,
  • Teachers" unions,
  • Teachers,
  • Labor movement,
  • Public schools,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJon Shelton
    SeriesThe working class in American history, Working class in American history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2844.47.U6 S54 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 251 pages
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26955084M
    ISBN 100252040872, 0252082362
    ISBN 109780252040870, 9780252082368
    LC Control Number2016043301
    OCLC/WorldCa962232401

    School Districts, IUs, and Vocational Technical Schools have experienced teachers’ strikes. Only percent have had more than one strike in that year span. Seventy-seven percent () of Pennsylvania’s operating school districts have not experienced a teachers’ strike .   Teachers in two Chicago charter school networks have gone on strike, asking for better pay and smaller classes. Meanwhile, public school teachers have .

      Teachers and specifically public-school teachers really aren’t valued. I have to work 15 to 20 extra hours a week at McDonald’s for minimum wage. Teaching is my calling. In this clever follow-up to the breakout bestseller The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, author Tom Angleberger once again captures the sometimes-hilarious intrigues and dramas of middle school, and also introduces a new Star Wars-based puppet: Darth Paper!Things aren't going so well at Ralph McQuarrie Middle School.

    Ab LAUSD teachers and other unionized school employees are set to strike Monday. What to know as LAUSD teachers prepare to strike Monday a pen or pencil and “a book to read of Author: Sonali Kohli.   A fast-paced history of the Chicago teacher strike, Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity succinctly outlines the strikes aims and victories. Across three brief sections Uetricht overviews how a radical, democratic caucus within the citys teacher union seized power in , after decades of ineffective, top-down leadership/5.


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" Teacher Strike. is a major contribution to the growing literature on teacher unionism." -- Labor: Studies in Working-Class History "An important book both historiographically and in terms of its relevance to our own times.

It deserves a wide readership and thoughtful discussion of its argument."--Cited by: 2. This debut novella by Gabby Matthews marks the first historical fiction of the Chicago teachers' strike. Based on extensive investigative research of the monumental event led by strong Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), Matthews weaves a complex narrative Teacher strike!

book seamlessly blends perilous romantic intimacy with sultry political : Gabby Matthews. 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.

out of 5 stars Insight into the teachers strike5/5(7). This book highlights Albert Shanker, a union president who led teachers’ strikes in late s New York City after 18 unionized white educators Author: Concepción de León.

"Teacher Strike. is a major contribution to the growing literature on teacher unionism." --Labor: Studies in Working-Class History "This book makes a significant contribution to the fields of educational history and labor history.

Blanc is a former teacher whose writing about the strike is distinguished by its authenticity, passion and expertise. Discussing how ordinary people can challenge the powerful and win, this highly readable book is certain to inspire/5(18). The Chicago Teachers Union strike was the most important domestic labor struggle so far this century—and perhaps for the last forty years—and the strongest challenge to the conservative agenda for restructuring education, which advocates for more charter schools and tying teacher salaries to standardized testing, among other changes/5(8).

Golin's The Newark Teacher Strikes: Hopes on the Line is a gripping chronicle of the birth and life of the Newark Teacher's Union. This book looks at Newark's struggle through the eyes of those closest to it - the by: 8. 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. She’s one of many parents and teachers across the state sharing pictures of decrepit or out-of-date textbooks during this week’s teacher strike in Oklahoma, where teacher pay ranked 50th in.

The Chicago school strike was the first the city had seen in a quarter century. This book offers an analysis of what happened during the strike and why it is important for public education and the common good.

We aim to tell two interwoven stories. This is the memoir of the coming-of-age story of African American John Stokes and how he, his sister and a group of fellow students brought about the desegregation of Robert Russa Moton High School.

a small, all-black high school in rural Virginia in the s, and how this action became part of the civil rights decision known as Brown v. Teachers walked off the job in Los Angeles on Monday, demanding higher pay, smaller classes and more support staff. The strike affects aroundstudents at schools in.

The 15 Best Protest Signs From The Chicago Teacher's Strike. Who's more clever than the people whose job it is to teach you to be clever. Much Love - Virgin Mobile.

• The longest teachers' strike in Illinois history took place in the town of Homer in southeastern Champaign County that lasted from Octoto Jan eight-month strike which swallowed up a staggering school days, beating the record once set in Cleveland, Ohio in the school year which lasted 62 days.

The teacher’s union surveyed 2, of its members and found that teachers on average spend about $ a year out of their pocket for supplies, such as books, pencils, glue, binders, food. Three teachers in Oklahoma open up their classrooms to show the impact of funding cuts in the US state.

Oklahoma teacher strike: 'I have 29 textbooks for 87 pupils'. The Chicago Teachers Union strike was the most important domestic labor struggle so far this century—and perhaps for the last forty years—and the strongest challenge to the conservative agenda for restructuring education, which advocates for more charter schools and tying teacher salaries to standardized testing, among other changes.

The union struck on opening day. Two days later, there was a tentative agreement. Several days after that, the agreement fell through, and Shanker's teachers struck again. All fiction dealing with student-teacher affairs and romantic relationships.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Apr 6, - Explore karmer's board "Teacher walk or strike signs", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Teacher, Teachers strike, Picket signs pins.

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.Find the best books, literary resources and educational solutions for kids at Scholastic, a leader in publishing and education for nearly years.