Recently President Obama, in a surprising shift, committed to ending the growing trend of excessive standardized tests being forced on the nation’s public school students. He penned … Continue reading
Both national affiliates of the teachers unions (NEA and AFT) have endorsed Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary election. As a result, there has been a nationwide denunciation by both … Continue reading
Classroom Struggle is excited to bring the readers of this blog the sixth iteration of our newsletter. In 2012, we started publishing under the title Education for the 99% as … Continue reading
11 Reasons why the Seattle Teachers Strike was important in the struggle for quality public education.
Seattle teachers received never before seen levels of parent support during the strike. One group of parents organized as ‘Soup for teachers’, by the end of strike this group … Continue reading
Back to school time for most communities across the U.S. puts students and teachers back in the classroom charting a course for the next ten or so months. Yet one … Continue reading
by Natalia Cooper, Special Education teacher at Oakland Technical High School I am so proud to be an Oakland educator in this moment of great importance for our union and … Continue reading