CLASSROOM STRUGGLE

Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

Antwan Wilson wants 5 schools to turn around, and around, and around . . .

Starting this week, the first week of the new year, Fremont, McClymonds, Castlemont, Frick and Brookfield are all having “community meetings” to discuss “improving” the schools.  The reality is that … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dewey Academy in Danger of Displacement: Gentrification and the Oakland Unified School District

Dewey Academy in Danger of Displacement: Gentrification and the Oakland Unified School District By Aram Mendoza and N. Finch in collaboration with Dewey teachers   Displacement of long-time, low-income residents … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

All Out for Trayvon–Monday 6P @ 14th/Broadway

We all have already heard the verdict. Now is the time to respond. We must respond in at least 2 ways. First, it is crucial that we come out now, … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

All Out for Oakland Schools! Tomorrow, Wedn., 5:30 @ Board Meeting!

Join Oakland parents, teachers, and students in Adult Ed and K-12 tomorrow to demand: Save and rebuild adult education! Grant teachers a fair contract! Reduce Special Ed Case Loads! Rally … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tony Smith leaves Oakland . . . in shambles

We’re offerring a piece by our retired teacher comrade Jack Gerson on the “legacy” of Tony Smith, the now resigned superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District.  We will be … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

DEMAND NOT ONE CUT! Rally at School Board Wed & March 18 forum

Spread the word! This Wednesday…  Save the Date… How we see it… We know that the district has gotten infusions of money, some of which we’ve fought for like Prop … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

March with us on May 1st!

Join the Occupy Oakland Education Committee Parent, Student and Teacher contingent! We’ll be meeting at San Antonio Park at 4pm.  More info below. This May Day Stand with Oakland community and working … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · 2 Comments
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