Charter School Promoters Terrified Of Growing Opposition To Their Full-Frontal Assault On Public Education

By Shawgi Tell, Dissidentvoice.org -

The ongoing widely-supported teachers’ strikes across the United States are bringing to the fore many problems that have been confronting public education for decades, including a big and overdue [...]

Teachers’ Courage Is Contagious

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

At the roots of the teacher's strikes and protests are neo-liberal policies. Education has become a profit center, which is driving more testing so that companies can sell testing software and [...]

Is Wall Street About To Take Over Public Education?

By Emily Talmage, www.emilytalmage.com -

By Emily Talmage for Save Maine Schools - Across the country, teachers are being asked to collect, record, and slog through mountains of data that “experts” insist is meant to improve their [...]

Support Education Activist Sarah Chambers

By Michelle Strater Gunderson, livingindialogue.com -

By Michelle Strater Gunderson for Living in Dialogue. Chicago, IL - If you are fortunate, every once in a while you will meet someone who breathes the fire of justice. In my life Sarah Chambers, [...]

Trump’s Budget Slashes Funding For Public Schools

By Carol Burris, www.networkforpubliceducation.org -

By Carol Burris for The Network for Public Good - Donald Trump’s education budget is a declaration of war on public education and our nation’s neediest children. It was surely designed by Betsy [...]

The Long Game: Where Art Thou Public Education?

By Morna McDermott, www.educationalchemy.com -

By Morna McDermott for Education Alchemy. The privatizers are busy at work. Unless you live under a rock (a tempting thought lately…) you probably feel like I do every time you turn on the news; [...]

DeVos, Obama, Booker, Trump – All Enemies Of Public Education

By Glen Ford, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - Sometimes, when ruling class competitors collide, the villainy of both factions is made manifest. Donald Trump did the nation’s public schools a great [...]

‘Common’ Goal: Corporate Ownership Of Education

By Morna McDermott, educationalalchemy.com -

By Morna McDermott for Educational Alchemy. Lamar Alexander and Patti Murray didn’t (really) write the new Every Child Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Business Roundtable (BRT) did. See the BRT [...]

Common Core And Corporate Colonization: The Big Picture

By Staff, www.educationalchemy.com -

By Staff of Educational Alchemy - I said it over three years ago and I’ll say it again. Common Core was, and is, an agenda crafted by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). It was [...]

Black Organizers In Chicago Get In “Formation”

By Kelly Hayes, www.truth-out.org -

By Kelly Hayes for Truthout - While Beyoncé fans around the country were downloading and streaming her much-discussed new album Lemonade, the music and imagery of songs like "Freedom" and [...]

Students Take Lead Reclaiming US Public Education From Corporate Assault

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - Parents, teachers, and students took part in rallies and "walk-ins" across the country on Wednesday, seeking to "reclaim" U.S. public schools from the grips [...]

Thousands Of Protesters Defy Protest Ban In Morocco

By Staff, www.alaraby.co.uk -

By Staff of The New Arab - Thousands of demonstrators in Morocco have defied a government ban to march in a tense protest over planned cuts to Morocco's education system. Marchers on Sunday [...]

From Compassionate Schools To A Compassionate Society

By Susan DuFresne, www.livingindialogue.com -

By Susan DuFresne, for Living in Dialogue. I connect the dots of EduActivists’ work to other movements through Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed and collaborative activist work I engaged [...]

People’s ‘Walk-In’ Defends Public Education In Milwaukee

By Workers World, www.workers.org -

Educators, staff members, students and community members “walked-in” at 105 Milwaukee Public Schools on Sept. 18. This action was organized by the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association and [...]

Hunger Strike For Dyett Passes 22 Days

By Michelle Gunderson, www.livingindialogue.com -

By Michelle Gunderson in Living In Dialogue - We sit under the trees at Dyett High School yet again on Sunday night. The Dyett 12 hunger strikers sit in a tight circle while a crowd of over a [...]

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