"There's a lots of candor and a lot of mutual trust. There's a widespread recognition that we're all in this together."
Nearly all Detroit Public Schools (DPS) are closed Wednesday, as teacher sickouts which began last week continue.
Workers and public sector unions faced sharp questions about union dues, agency fees and what they're used for.
Over 5,000 joined the Chicago Teachers Union for a Tailgate Party and Solidarity Rally for public education and a fair contract
NEA, AFT, and AFSA lobbied their lawmakers long and hard to change the No Child Left Behind law.
Elizabeth Yates who helped unionize her fellow Seattle school teachers and remained a lifelong progressive activist.
Yale graduate student teachers and research assistants got a big boost in their decades-long quest for union rights.
The 5,000 teachers in Seattle's public schools suspended their six-day strike amid strong displays of solidarity on their picketlines.
Tenure has played an important role in protecting educators when participating in their workplaces and communities.
Five thousand Seattle school teachers spent the day honoring those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack.