Photo of Roxana De La O Cortez, teacher at Manzanita SEED Elementary School

Oakland Teachers Go on Strike, Demand Big Pay Raises

OAKLAND — Teachers in Oakland, California, went on strike Thursday in the country's latest walkout by educators over classroom conditions and pay. "For two years we have been negotiating with the Oakland Unified School District to make our students a priori...

Update: Here’s Whole Story on Fresno Council Raise Proposal

UPDATE 12/14/2017: Oliver Baines removed his proposal from the council agenda at the start of the meeting. He said he wants the process to be more thought out and find a better way to explain it to the public. He vowed to bring it back to council at a future d...