CLASSROOM STRUGGLE

Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

What’s behind the Obama administration’s recent ‘180 on standardized tests? 

       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

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

No to the Democrats, the Spearhead of Attacks on Public Education and Teachers Unions

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

November 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Classroom Struggle Newsletter #6

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

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Seattle Teachers Strike for the Public Schools Seattle Students Deserve

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

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why I am Voting No on the Tentative Agreement

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

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

What I sent to my co-workers at Fremont on the TA

by Nick Parker Regarding the important vote on the tentative agreement this Wednesday June 3: I recommend people take a look at this summary. I also explain my thoughts on … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · Leave a comment
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