The Teacher Insurgency

The Teacher Insurgency A Strategic and Organizing Perspective

Leo Casey
paper, 304 Pages
Pub. Date: November 2020
ISBN-13: 978-1-68253-555-4
Price: $35.00

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cloth, 304 Pages
Pub. Date: November 2020
ISBN-13: 978-1-68253-557-8
Price: $66.00

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In The Teacher Insurgency, Leo Casey addresses how the unexpected wave of recent teacher strikes has had a dramatic impact on American public education, teacher unions, and the larger labor movement. Casey explains how this uprising was not only born out of opposition to government policies that underfunded public schools and deprofessionalized teaching, but was also rooted in deep-seated changes in the economic climate, social movements, and, most importantly, educational politics.

About the Author

Leo Casey is the executive director of the Albert Shanker Institute, a former public high school teacher, and past vice president of New York City’s United Federation of Teachers.

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