It was rank-and-file teachers who built Arizona's #RedforEd movement. And it will be rank-and-file teachers that wage the LA teachers' strike and the many education struggles to come.
Noah Karvelis teaches general music at Tres Rios Elementary School in Phoenix. He can be contacted at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Noah_Karvelis.
After six days of striking, Arizona educators are returning to work. Jacobin spoke with three strike leaders to assess the settlement.