Colorado teachers go to the Capitol to demand more education funding

Tuesday, 17 Apr, 2018

Despite the Oklahoma Education Association calling for an end to the walkout last Thursday, some teachers and supporters returned to the Capitol on Monday.

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Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky recently joined the ranks of educators on strike for better wages.

By any measure of workplace dignity, NC is not very different from these red state upstarts. We have done more with less for a decade. However, he presented no viable strategy to advance the struggle, saying instead that teachers and parents should continue to lobby state legislators who are controlled by powerful corporate interests, including the oil and gas industry, and are determined to continue starving public education to fund corporate tax cuts. Tulsa Public Schools teachers will return Monday and classes will resume on Tuesday, reports the Tulsa World.

It would be a mistake to think this is exclusively an issue of teacher pay. Student living and learning conditions are central to the work teachers do. These problems affect all students in Colorado, including students in Lamar.

The Democrats, however, have proven to be as ruthless an enemy of teachers and public education as the Republicans.

Kentucky public school teachers rally for a "day of action" at the Kentucky State Capitol to try to pressure legislators to override Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin's recent veto of the state's tax and budget bills April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Kentucky.

"That does add up for our schools", she said.

"There are too many Colorado teachers who can no longer afford to live in the communities in which they teach", explained Susanna Mitchell, President of LEA. "We've turned a whole generation of Oklahomans into political activists now", he said.

"This time we knew that was going to happen". The West Virginia protests shut down every public school in the state for almost two weeks. That way we don't inadvertently leave out vital school personnel like bus drivers and custodians. Election year bonuses don't cut it.

After setting a plan for full funding of public schools, be sure to check in with regular updates. Did teachers move up in national salary rankings? Our goal is to get real legislative action and commitments.

House Speaker Crisanta Duran of Denver and state Reps.

The school is also affiliated to CBSE under the 10+2 scheme. Given the right conditions, context, and points of leverage, everything is fair game.

"It's time to fund schools the way they need to funded", said Anne Robison, a retired teacher from Montrose schools on the Western Slope. "Our school board has consistently shown strong support for students, programs, and teachers", she said. (Photo by Joey Bunch/Colorado Politics) Lynnette Acosta, a 30-year educator who teaches kindergarten through third graders at Ellis Elementary School in Denver, was surrounded by younger colleagues marching along Lincoln Street. And doing this today, this walk out, showed that we care about what they've done for us. "One of the big takeaways that we learned from this is it is so important to have a clear-cut ask". Their answer: nine days. Every one of NC's 110,000 public school employees should be there to greet them.