Category Archives: Education struggles

Seattle teachers resist standardized testing

Teachers at Seattle’s Garfield High School have recently chosen to resist administering a standardized test used for student and teacher evaluation.  Ballard High School teachers followed soon after, declaring that they also would resist the test.  This is making big waves locally … Continue reading

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Abolish White Schools. Abolish Wealthy Schools. Quality Learning for All!

This call was put out by a group of parents, teachers, and community members, including one member of BOC: Abolish White Schools.  Abolish Wealthy Schools.  Quality Learning for All! Please join a kickoff/planning meeting to brainstorm the creation of a new group focused … Continue reading

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The Chicago Teachers’ Strike and Beyond: deepening struggles in the schools

“This aint about money! That’s far from the truth, they want better work conditions to teach the youth. Politicians, I don’t trust em, its all in the name the president, the mayor all want political gain. Theyd rather put the … Continue reading

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