Thousands of union school workers in 60 districts across Washington are staging a "rolling one-day walkout" to protest the Republican-controlled State Senate's refusal to fully fund public schools.
By mid-day Thursday, at least seven people were dead with more than 200 injured, in the wake of Tuesday's Amtrak train derailment.
The membership of the USSA sees student issues as intrinsically tied to economic, racial, and gender justice.
The investigation into fundraising involving Walker and his campaign, the Wisconsin Club for Growth, the state Chamber of Commerce and other groups began in 2012.
"Ohioans deserve responsible budgeting that will provide more support for higher education and reduce the out-of-pocket expenses for our students."
The reports suggested that the funding would likely come from reductions elsewhere in the state budget rather than from new revenue.
Thousands of teachers, parents, students and city residents protested the announcement by Chicago Board of Education that it will close 54 schools effecting 30,000 students.
Library workers announced the launch of a new campaign to secure regular funding for the New York City's world-class libraries.