CLASSROOM STRUGGLE

Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

Connecting the Dots: Bay Area Millionaires Buying School Board Elections Across the Country

A little while ago we wrote about how corporate money has been rolling into school board elections across the country, upturning normally low-key, local affairs and twisting them towards corporate … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Corporate Money Rolls Into School Board Elections Nationwide

The hijacking of local school board elections by corporate funders pushing their education “reform” policies continues unabated across the country.   This pattern has already been seen in our elections in Oakland … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Election 2012: The True Impact on Oakland Schools

Here is a new article by two Oakland educators that explores the recent local and national elections as it relates to public education.  It touches on everything from Proposition 30, … Continue reading

December 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

Speaking Truth to Power: Challenging Corporate Money in Elections

The recent Oakland school board elections, where close to 200,000 private sector dollars were dumped into the Great Oakland Public School’s (GOPS) campaign coffers for three candidates, are a perfect … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 1 Comment
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