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The Best Resources For Learning About – & Supporting – The West Virginia Teachers


Is there any educator out there not feeling inspired by the West Virginia teachers?

Right at the moment it appears the Supreme Court is going to clobber teacher and other public sector unions (see The Best Resources On The Awful Friedrichs & Janus Cases), our brothers and sisters in West Virginia demonstrate how important they are (we are) to children, families and communities.

Here are some useful resources on their strike and struggle (please suggest more):

West Virginia’s Teachers Are Not Satisfied is from The Atlantic.

West Virginia Teacher Strike Enters Its Seventh Day is from The NY Times.

West Virginia Teachers Are Now Out on a Wildcat Strike. The Labor Movement Should Follow Their Lead. is from In These Times.

The New Old Politics of the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike is from The New Yorker.

West Virginia Teachers Give a Lesson in Union Power is a NY Times editorial.

‘All-In or Nothing’: West Virginia’s Teacher Strike Was Months in the Making is from The NY Times.

Quote Of The Day: “Rebellion Is Contagious”

The Rising Ghosts of Labor in the West Virginia Teacher Strike is from The NY Times.

The West Virginia Teachers Strike Is Shaping Up To Be A New Model For The Left is from BuzzFeed.

Fighting Poverty, Drugs and Even Violence, All on a Teacher’s Salary is from The NY Times.

Leader Of West Virginia Teachers Union Discusses Resolution To Strike is from NPR.

‘We Have Reached A Deal’: West Virginia Teacher Strike Set To End With Pay Raise is from NPR.

‘We will move forward’: With deal on pay in place, West Virginia’s teachers eye return to the classroom is from The Washington Post.

“Kids Are Our First Priority”; West Virginia Teachers on Strike, But Still Feeding Students

The Ripple Effect of the West Virginia Teachers’ Victory is from The Atlantic.

The West Virginia Teacher Strike Was Just the Start is from The NY Times.

Quote Of The Day: West Virginia Teachers’ Strike Was “More like an uprising”

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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