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By Steve Karnowski, Amy Forliti, Associated Press
Several states, including West Virginia, already ban teacher strikes, but that does not keep them from occurring. A 1990 state Supreme Court ruling declared a strike that year illegal.
By John Raby, Associated Press
It follows months of negotiations between the union and Chicago Public Schools that failed to resolve disputes over pay and benefits, class size and teacher preparation time.
By Kathleen Foody, Don Babwin, Associated Press
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said during a news conference that the district's 25,000 teachers represented by the Chicago Teachers Union would almost certainly walk out on Thursday based on union leaders' reaction to bargaining talks this week.
Denver public school teachers went on strike Monday for the first time in 25 years. Much of the fight comes down to a pay system known that involves a complicated merit and bonus system, and that teachers say is vastly…
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Educators and parents wearing ponchos and rain boots and carrying umbrellas gathered downtown to march from City Hall to district headquarters in the pouring rain, pressing for higher pay and smaller class sizes that the district says could bankrupt the…
Teachers in Los Angeles are preparing to strike Thursday to demand higher pay and smaller class sizes.
By Carole Feldman, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
Thousands of educators have been protesting at the state Capitol in recent weeks to oppose changes to their pension system and to ask lawmakers for more school funding.
Teacher strikes and walkouts have been spreading from West Virginia to Arizona. Thousands of Kentucky educators rallied on Friday at their state Capitol, as Oklahoma's largest teachers' union called for an end to their nine-day walkout. William Brangham talks with…
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