CLASSROOM STRUGGLE

Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

Walkouts for Trayvon Martin in Miami

http://media.miamiherald.com/static/multimedia/story_detail/UnifiedVideoPlayer.swf Students at Miami Central High School and nearby Turner Tech march for justice Friday morning, March 23, 2012 as they protest the Trayvon Martin killing. They walked out of … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Speaking out against school closures: Oakland’s Santa Fe Elementary

Moving testimony shot by Richard Mellor at Tuesday’s 3/20 rally and press conference at Santa Fe Elementary.

March 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

What Does “Privatization of Public Schools” Mean?

This essay by Oakland teacher Craig Gordon, written in 2006, is as relevant now as it was 6 years ago.   We need to define more clearly what we mean … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why I did TFA, and why you shouldn’t

Essay by Gary Rubinstein.  The original post can be found on the Teach For Us blog for Teach for America teachers and alumni. ************** There was a time, not very long … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kony2012: More propaganda from US Imperialism’s war machine

This article is reprinted from the London UK youth Magazine Carbolic. Its author is teenage student Kariima Ali. Readers can reach Carbolic by contacting Roger Silverman at: Carbolicmag@gmail.com ******** The world … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Occupy Education: Teachers, Students Resist School Closings, Privatizations, Layoffs and Rankings

  http://www.democracynow.org/jwplayer/player.swf

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment
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