We’re Not Powerless- An Education In Politics By Michael McIntee | March 12, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Education Subscribe to Education Follow this author Video by Jacob Wheeler A walkout at Madison Wisconsin’s High Schools was advertised as a protest to proposed federal cuts in education funding, but a new Wisconsin law taking away teacher’s rights to collectively bargain was weighing heavy on students’ minds. A mother explains why her sons teachers are so important. A teacher comments that the rallies and protests make her realize we’re not powerless, and the fight will continue. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.