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Day Two of Oakland Teachers' Strike: Picket Lines, Bargaining Update, Messages of Solidarity
by OEA
Saturday Feb 23rd, 2019 7:13 PM
Teachers and allies picketed in front of schools across Oakland again on Day Two. Magdalene Armstrong and her daughter picket in front of their school, Futures Elementary in East Oakland.
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The Oakland Education Association is committed to improve wages, working conditions, and professional standards for all of our unit members. Our aim is to ensure effective teaching and learning in all classrooms in the City of Oakland.
https://oaklandea.org

Strike coverage:
§Day Two bargaining update from OEA president Keith Brown
by OEA Saturday Feb 23rd, 2019 7:13 PM
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The billionaire privatizers that bought the Oakland School Board want to see 24 of Oaklands 86 public schools closed in the next year and inevitably reopened as charters. We will not let that happen. Tune in on Sunday at 6pm for a bargaining update. #Unite4OaklandKids
§AFT solidarity
by OEA Saturday Feb 23rd, 2019 7:13 PM
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#Solidarity with @OaklandEA! You can’t feed students’ minds by starving schools of teachers and resources. #RedForEd #OaklandTeachersStrike #Unite4OaklandKids
§United Teachers Los Angeles solidarity
by OEA Saturday Feb 23rd, 2019 7:13 PM
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Mendez HS showing Oakland some love this morning! OEA teachers are on the picket lines for same reasons UTLA went on strike, including ballooning class sizes, declining resources for students, & increased efforts to privatize schools. When we fight, we win! #Unite4Oaklandkids

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