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

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

GO Public Schools’ Proposal Gets an F from OUSD Teacher

We post a fiery letter  from an OUSD teacher who attended GO Public Schools’ event Wednesday night.  There GO and a coalition of other organizations (including SEIU 1021, Youth Together, … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

Solidarity with Seattle Teachers and Students Refusing Pointless Standardized Tests!

  Solidarity with Seattle Teachers and Students Refusing Pointless Standardized Tests!   As Classroom Struggle, we would like to send our deep respect and solidarity to the teachers, parents and … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Seattle teachers resist standardized testing

As some of you might have heard, Seattle teachers at 2 high schools have refused to administer a junk science standardized test mandated by the district.  This is a brave … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment
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