CLASSROOM STRUGGLE

Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

Newsletter #11 – Build Bridges, Not Walls Issue

We’ve just published our most recent newsletter, the Build Bridges, Not Walls Issue (Newsletter #11 published in Feb 2017).  In this one, we address the need for sanctuary schools and some … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Newsletter #10 – Contract Sunshine Issue

And here is our Contract Sunshine Issue, Newsletter #10, from January 2017.  We’re late in posting it but we wanted to make sure everyone could access it as much as … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Newsletter #9 – Contract Campaign Launch Issue

We’re sharing our Contract Campaign Launch Issue, Newsletter #9, from November 2016.  We’re late in posting it but we wanted to make sure everyone could access it as much as … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why I will NOT be going to the Teacher Appreciation party co-sponsored by the Oakland Public Ed Fund.

Classroom Struggle is honored to post a letter written by a Special Ed. teacher urging her fellow teachers to skip the annual “Teacher Appreciation” party sponsored by charterizing and privatizing … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Time for Public Education Defenders to Go on Offense — by Craig Gordon

I went to a demonstration a few days ago that ended with the popular chant, “I believe that we will win!”  The words pleasantly reverberated in my brain an hour later, as I turned on the TV … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

This is Community Engagement??

To our Supporters: Classroom Struggle has been very busy since the new year challenging and fighting the billionaire privatization agenda of Superintendent Antwan Wilson and the servile school board. We … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

What’s behind the Obama administration’s recent ‘180 on standardized tests? 

       Recently President Obama, in a surprising shift, committed to ending the growing trend of excessive standardized tests being forced on the nation’s public school students. He penned … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment