To stop cycle of cuts, St. Paul educators back levy referendum

The state’s failure to keep school funding steady has forced most school districts to seek local levies.

Union ambassadors make case for public schools in St. Paul

SPFT members are helping their district reverse declining enrollment by doing what unions do best: organizing.

Jesse Paggen: We can emerge stronger after Janus – and we must

“My union has been working hard to make certain we don’t let any divide-and-conquer techniques rip us apart.”

Walker’s anti-union Act 10 dealing major blow to WI public schools, report finds

A new analysis of Wisconsin’s public schools reveals several alarming trends since the state adopted legislation stripping teachers and other public service workers of most collective bargaining rights in 2011. “Gov. Scott Walker and Republican elected leaders in Wisconsin said that Act 10 would benefit schools and families alike,” said David Madlan, co-author of the […]