CLASSROOM STRUGGLE

Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

Garbage Science: Teacher Evaluation by Test Scores and Some Ideas for Stopping Them in Oakland

Some of you might have already seen the shocking results in the New York Times today.  Apparently, all the teacher evaluations programs pushed on school districts by Obama’s Race To … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · 4 Comments

Stop the $7.6 Million in Cuts to Oakland Schools! Here are 2 ways to act now!

We are currently distributing this email blast and flyer around Oakland schools.  You can help stop these cuts too!  There are 2 ways to tap in: Please fill in the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

International Labor Action for Rank and File Teachers: In the Fight for Free Public Education — Beware the Union “Leadership”: A.S. Read

This is a recent article from our newest newsletter analyzing the OEA contract struggle.  We post it here so you can access the citations and hyperlinks.  Here, A.S. Read brings … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

Why Teachers Should Care About the Contract: Aram Mendoza

This is a recent article from our newest newsletter analyzing the OEA contract struggle.  We post it here so you can access the citations and hyperlinks.  Here, Aram Mendoza analyzes … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

How Chicago Teachers Got Organized to Strike

This article was submitted to us by a teacher friend.  She writes, “The article illustrates in a very simple way what needs to be done to have and be a … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lessons from the Lakeview Sit-In

Here we are almost 6 months on from the Lakeview Sit-In.  The school has now been turned into offices and at least one-fifth of the former students of the 5 … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment
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