Berkeley school district teachers call for increased pay

District finances and programs like the Green Dot and the African-American Success Project were discussed at Wednesday’s Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, board meeting, where a crowd of district teachers spoke during public comment, including several who called for payment increases.
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Students and adults protesting in downtown Oakland with signs that read "We stand with Oakland teachers"

Show your support for Oakland teachers on strike

BAY AREA AFFAIRS: Community members should stand in solidarity with Oakland teachers’ demands to improve public education

Education is a human right — one we wouldn’t have if it weren’t for dedicated educators. So to all Bay Area residents, this is a call to action: Join Oakland teachers in their effort to save public education.
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Panels showing person studying in school and then protesting with sign that reads "I stand with Oakland teachers"

Berkeley students must support Oakland teachers’ strike

After more than a year of contract negotiations in which the Oakland Unified School District has not met teachers’ demands, the Oakland Education Association, or OEA, announced that it would go on strike this Thursday. The OEA, which represents almost 3,000 public school teachers in the school district, supports teachers who are fighting for common good demands such as smaller class sizes, more school nurses and counselors, more funding for classroom supplies, higher wages and better work conditions for teachers. T
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