A student’s view: Teachers form unions to negotiate how their schools operate. Why shouldn’t students do the same?
This essay is adapted from posts that originally appeared on the New York School Talk blog. Every adult in a school building gets a union. In New York City, most are members of the United Federation of Teachers, and together they are incredibly powerful and effective. They negotiate all the rules. They can influence hiring and firing...
By Gregory Wickham | March 17, 2021