Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

New York City School Bus Drivers’ Strike: An Injury to One Is an Injury to All

As the privatization agenda moves forward and attacks teachers and students it’s sometimes forgotten how school support workers are affected.  At least in Oakland, custodial workers have gone years without … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a 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

The Education 4 the 99% blog and newsletter has a new name: ClassRoom Struggle!

We are very excited to announce that the Occupy Oakland Education Committee and the Education for the 99% Newsletter and Blog have been renamed.  Our new name is ClassRoom Struggle … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

If you think Paulo Freire is interesting…

What school of pedagogy has left the most significant imprint on Brazil’s largest social movement, the Landless Worker’s Movement (the MST)?  Forgive yourself if you said Paulo Freire.  While he … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Phoenix: A new newsletter from San Jose youth organizing group, 50/50 Crew

We recently received this newsletter, named The Phoenix, from a San Jose group called 50/50 Crew.  They formed out of frustration with non-profit and college campus organizing.  Focusing on political … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · Leave a comment