August 19, 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT: Teacher Union Strike Threats and the Battle to Safely Reopen Schools
Policymakers and parents need solutions when unions put politics ahead of children, and every child deserves the chance to succeed this school year.
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020
11:00 am - 12:03 pm
It’s back-to-school season, but millions of K-12 students are not going back—not to classrooms anyway. This semester finds parents anxious that children are falling behind and schools scrambling to keep students and teachers safe if and when their buildings open. To top it all off, a national teacher union has endorsed strikes if schools reopen, and special interest groups are demanding more federal spending for pandemic-related concerns. Policymakers and parents need solutions when unions put politics ahead of children, and every child deserves the chance to succeed this school year.
Join us for an informative panel of education practitioners who have fought back against union interference before and helped teachers find better options for representation.
COMMENTARY 4 min read
EXPLAINER 15 min read
REPORT 20 min read