Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

OEA elections start this week! 4 things you can do to get out the vote and support our slate

1. Attend the Election Candidates Forum this Thursday! CS is hosting OEA’s first Election Forum where you can ask candidates what their goals are if elected. 12 candidates have confirmed their attendance. … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Announcing the Classroom Struggle Election Slate for OEA Executive Board!

Join us! Classroom Struggle Election Campaign Launch Party Friday April 17, 5-7pm @ 2366 E. 21st St, Caitlin Everett’s House (Edna Brewer Special Ed)  ———————————————————————————————— Classroom Struggle is proud to announce our … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Video of March for Schools Oakland Students Deserve

On César Chávez Day, March 31, 2015, more than 1000 teachers, students, parents, and community supporters gathered at San Antonio Park and marched for Schools Oakland Students Deserve.  The march was … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

FAQs and more on Article 12

Here is part of the packet distributed at OEA’s Article 12 Forum on 1/13/2015, including (1) FAQs on Article 12, (2) a summary of what the District wants to change in Article 12, … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

OUSD Says OEA Must Compromise More — Really?

Here are two concise visual overviews of compromises made by OEA and OUSD during the current bargaining process.   Click the image or here for a one-page overview of bargaining on class size, special … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Support the Petition for the Fight for the Five (Schools) Coalition!

A new coalition has developed to fight for the five schools being threatened by the Request for Proposals (RFP) process.  It’s aptly named Fight for the Five.  They’ve put out … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Veteran Teacher of Color Presents Critique of Wilson’s “Call for Quality Schools”

The “Call for Quality Schools” is a policy that has 5 district schools (Fremont, Castlemont, McClymonds, Frick and Brookfield) submitting proposals that will have to compete against outside proposals, including … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

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