CLASSROOM STRUGGLE

Strategy and Analysis to Defend and Transform Public Education

OUSD Upper Admin Pushed Out for Refusing to Participate in Privitization of Oakland Schools?

Heads up about new corruption possibly coming into the district… Since May 2014 students, staff and community have joined together to fight against the privatization happening at 1025 2nd Ave. … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fremont Tigers #ShutItDown! OUSD Will Not Privatize 5 Schools Without A Fight

Fremont High School students interrupted, shut-down and took over tonight’s OUSD community engagement meeting.  Their independent action as students was warmly received by a room full of hundreds of other … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · 4 Comments

Antwan Wilson wants 5 schools to turn around, and around, and around . . .

Starting this week, the first week of the new year, Fremont, McClymonds, Castlemont, Frick and Brookfield are all having “community meetings” to discuss “improving” the schools.  The reality is that … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tony Smith leaves Oakland . . . in shambles

We’re offerring a piece by our retired teacher comrade Jack Gerson on the “legacy” of Tony Smith, the now resigned superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District.  We will be … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 2 Comments