iOS app Android app

Teacher Activism

The Many Faces of Teacher Activism

David Chura | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
David Chura

When I was recently asked if I thought teachers today needed to be activists I didn't hesitate in my answer: "Being a teacher, almost by definition, means being an activist."

Joy Resmovits

Teacher Protest To Descend On D.C. In Late July

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.12.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- After months of planning the "Save Our Schools March And National Call to Action," educators will take to the streets in Washington D.C. i...

Joy Resmovits

How It Feels To Be A Teacher In Wisconsin On June 27

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.27.2011 | Education

Margarette Allen was never ashamed to be a teacher. She still isn't -- for the most part. "I'm proud of what I do," the Manitowoc, Wis., high scho...

Joy Resmovits

Teachers In Texas Rally Against Education Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.07.2011 | Education

As Texas lawmakers prepare to cut billions in education funding and give school districts a heavier hand in determining teacher pay, the state's educa...

Joy Resmovits

Cafeteria Workers Take On California's Capitol

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.06.2011 | Education

Barbara Torres says she was a "troubled child" growing up in the Los Angeles public school system. But, at age 14, an administrator gave her a chan...

Joy Resmovits

Responses To Public Information Requests Show Names Of Protesting Wisconsin Teachers

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.25.2011 | Education

A recent spate of Wisconsin public information requests forced school districts to determine whether citizens deserve to know if teachers who took sic...

Joy Resmovits

NYC Teachers Counter 'Waiting For Superman' With Film Of Their Own

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.24.2011 | Education

What did "Waiting For 'Superman'" get wrong? A grassroots group of parents and teachers pokes big holes in last year's blockbuster documentary abo...

Joy Resmovits

When Teachers Take to the Streets

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.11.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- It’s civil disobedience, schoolhouse style. As constrained budgets embroil state houses and city councils, igniting pitched debates a...