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How the Attack on Teachers Threatens the Future of Public Schools

Sarah Jaffe; Illustrator: Adrià Fruitós Rethinking Schools
There are now 567,000 fewer educators in public schools than at the beginning of the pandemic. “What we must have is a high-quality, experienced, certified, and stable public education workforce.”

Friday Nite Videos | April 22, 2022

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Chris Smalls: The Man Who Took on Amazon and Won. Gimme Shelter | Playing for Change Band. Michigan Lawmaker Says, ‘We Will Not Let Hate Win.’ Fiddler's Journey to the Big Screen | Documentary. Astrophysicist Breaks Down the Origins of Life.

Republicans Are Determined To Stop Teachers From Educating Students

Joel McNally Shepherd Express (Milwaukee)
The latest rightwing attack on public schools has been raging for more than a year with angry, screaming parent groups disrupting school board meetings threatening jobs and lives of educators. Those weren’t actually spontaneous grassroots protests.

Tidbits – Apr 21, 2022 – Reader Comments: Ukraine and the Left; Grad Students; Who Is Working-Class; Amazon Rainforest; Jackie Robinson; Amazon Rally Sunday; May Day; Global Green New Deal; Labor Notes Conference; Teaching Socialism; Mark Rogovin;

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Reader Comments: Ending Ukraine War; Ukraine and the Left; Grad Students; Who Is Working-Class; Amazon Rainforest; Jackie Robinson; Amazon Rally Sunday; May Day; Global Green New Deal; Labor Notes Conference; Teaching Socialism; Mark Rogovin; more...

Lessons From the Struggle Against the Old McCarthyism

Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin Inside Higher Ed
Political participation is key to resisting efforts to prohibit the discussion of “controversial” ideas. Those flexing their political muscle to regulate what gets taught in classrooms understand this. Those of us doing the teaching need to as well.
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