But it’s not just in the United States where teachers are demanding more pay or more resources for schools. They’re doing it, too, in Argentina, Britain, Chile, India, the Philippines and Venezuela. In Yemen, many teachers haven’t been paid for two years.
Here are pictures that tell the story of teacher discontent in various countries or that chronicle troubles teachers face:
Meanwhile, in the United States, the activism from earlier this year continued in the new school year in Washington state:
And some pictures of what happened this past summer and spring: