CLASSROOM STRUGGLE

Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

#HandsOffDewey – A Successful BBQ and Next Steps

BBQ for Dewey The coalition to defend Dewey just finished up a very successful BBQ at Dewey Academy that brought out over 75 students, staff, parents, and community supporters of Dewey. … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Update on Dewey

Posted below is our most recent update on Dewey.  We published it a couple weeks ago on the Oakland Local blog.  It’s not fully up to date at this point … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 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

Youth Organizing in Seattle

One area we try to take seriously in organizing is working with youth.  So it’s always great to see examples of youth stepping up, like this example from Seattle in … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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
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