Samantha Winslow

Spontaneous protests have erupted since the district announced the most closures ever in a single year in any U.S. city. Organizers expect thousands at a citywide march and rally.

The Los Angeles teachers union squeaked out a victory in the school board election despite millions in corporate donations.

When Philadelphia announced plans to shut one-sixth of its schools and uproot 17,000 students, teachers realized it would take a citywide fight to stop the 37 closures.

The New York teachers union nearly finalized a deal that would drastically change how teachers are evaluated, but it broke down at the 11th hour.

Eight thousand drivers and aides walked out to defend seniority, wages, and training provisions that have been part of city school bus contracts since the 1970s.

Is peer review a step forward for teachers, or a distraction to sell them on an unjust evaluation system that determines their pay? Union leaders call a new contract in Newark "groundbreaking," but some teachers are wary.