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Is The Los Angeles Teacher Strike A Different Kind Of Strike?

Peter Greene Forbes
Teachers across the country face a systematic underfunding of public schools and a systematic devaluing of the teaching profession by leaders who say public education should be swept aside to make room for a system of private free-market education.

Georgia Denies Migrants Equal Access to Higher Education

Laura Emiko Soltis and Azadeh Shahshahani Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Op-Ed asks Georgia to reconsider the educational limits it places on undocumented students. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights declares all people everywhere have certain inalienable rights - but not in Georgia.

Why I’m Standing With LA Teachers

Roxana Tynan LAANE
LAANE members holding Support LA teachers signs L.A. teachers are asking for more than just a well-deserved pay raise. They are also demanding smaller class sizes, less mandatory testing, increase in per-pupil funding, and more adults like nurses, librarians, social workers, and counselors...

Clever Corporate Criticism of U.S. Schools

Gerald Coles New Politics
Note: In this guest blog, Gerald Coles, known for his work in literacy education and disabilities, describes capitalism's love/hate relationship with public education.

Friday Nite Videos | June 1, 2018

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Greatest Scam Ever: Televangelist Begs for a Private Jet. Dave Van Ronk | He Was a Friend of Mine. Why Did Two Sexes Evolve? Conservatives Narrow Down the Real Cause of Gun Violence. Supreme Court Ordered Desegregation, Conservatives Demolish Public Education.

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WV Teachers Tell Us Why Public Schools and Unions Matter

Jeff Bryant Progressive Maryland
What also makes the West Virginia Teachers strike similar to other effective acts of solidarity against entrenched right-wing power is that it was borne in the democratic cauldron of public schools.
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