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

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

Solidarity with Seattle Teachers and Students Refusing Pointless Standardized Tests!

  Solidarity with Seattle Teachers and Students Refusing Pointless Standardized Tests!   As Classroom Struggle, we would like to send our deep respect and solidarity to the teachers, parents and … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

LA High School Fights Against LAUSD’s Scorched-Earth Restructuring

A black, brown, and working class school slated for restructuring.  Years of neglect and mismanagement by the central district.  A top-down, careerist superintendent.  Veteran and outspoken teachers at risk for … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lessons from the Lakeview Sit-In

Here we are almost 6 months on from the Lakeview Sit-In.  The school has now been turned into offices and at least one-fifth of the former students of the 5 … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lakeview Teaches

Sometimes deep and poignant struggle is hard to capture in words.  But when someone is able to it helps keep the transformative moment alive in our hearts and pushes us … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment