CLASSROOM STRUGGLE

Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

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

No to the Democrats, the Spearhead of Attacks on Public Education and Teachers Unions

Both national affiliates of the teachers unions (NEA and AFT) have endorsed Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary election.  As a result, there has been a nationwide denunciation by both … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · Leave a comment