Education

Bullying and Violence Continues in Public Schools
Education, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Bullying and Violence Continues in Public Schools

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has released a report outlining the stark state of mental health and social services in the city’s public schools. “Safe and Supportive Schools: A Plan to Improve School Climate and Safety in NYC,” discribes a dangerous rise in bullying  in the City’s public educational institutions. The audit  also reveales …

Oaxaca Teachers Say Strike Closes 10,000 Schools
Education, Features, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

Oaxaca Teachers Say Strike Closes 10,000 Schools

OAXACA, Mexico—Thousands of teachers in Oaxaca occupied the city’s zócalo central plaza May 28, the first day of a strike union leaders said would continue indefinitely. An estimated 20,000 teachers marched through the surrounding streets during the afternoon rush hour, blocking traffic for several hours. Eloy López Hernández, secretary general of Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores…

Apprentice Training: It Works
Building Trades, Education, Features, New York

Apprentice Training: It Works

New York, NY –  “One of my goals is to get everybody together; a lot of people think the unions are hard to get into,” Ironworkers Local 197 Apprentice Erick Garay tells LaboPress. “But I want people to realize — I’m Hispanic. I’m 36-years-old, and I made it — you can, too.”

Latest Buzz: MTA Workers Attacked! Talented Teachers Stifled! Rosy Unemployment Stats Debunked!
Blue Collar Buzz, Education, Features, Multimedia, National, Transportation

Latest Buzz: MTA Workers Attacked! Talented Teachers Stifled! Rosy Unemployment Stats Debunked!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz TWU Local 100 President Tony Utano talks about the violent attacks MTA workers are being subjected to in the face of ongoing subway and bus delays; retired New York City public school teacher Camila Saly talks about how the Department of Education’s top-down corporate…

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