Amy Nichole Grady, an elementary school educator, decided to run for office during the wave of teacher strikes that swept West Virginia.
More than 300,000 students missed days of classes, but they will be made up at the end of the school year under the terms of the deal.
About 25,000 teachers are on strike in the Windy City — and negotiations are fraught.
The Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate stood alongside the Chicago Teachers Union in its sixth day of striking for a better contract deal.
"Teachers just wanna have funds."
The strike will affect about 300,000 students in the country's third-largest school district.
Teenagers in Nevada's Clark County used the popular video app to support their teachers ahead of a threatened strike — and organize a picket line of their own.
Gallup has been tracking the favorability of unions for decades, and it's been steadily rising since the recession ended.
Battered by budget cuts and pension changes, some Kentucky educators hope to change the system from within.
Teachers have been staging "sickouts" over proposed changes to their pension fund amid a larger pension funding crisis.