City College of San Francisco fights against privatization

From: __Bob of Occupy      CCSF      City College of San Francisco This quote from The Rude Pundit offers the best riposte to those who don’t want to offend more nervous folks at CCSF: “We don’t make great leaps forward anymore for fear of upsetting someone, some previously powerful group or some corporation or some industry […]

CCSF: Let's get ready to rumble

Today at 4:30 there will be a meeting to bring together the students, teachers, community, and those members of the SEIU who may be responding to Nancy of Radical Women’s invitation yesterday: CCSF Students, Teachers, Classifieds, and SF Community meeting at 4:30 Student Union. All invited including journalists As someone who voted for Prop. A […]

This is an example of the fight we need to stop the destruction of public education:L.A. Teachers Use Privatization Fight to Build Community Power

Fighting the privatization, financialization and corporatization of education is a daunting task.  It is made so by one, separating the struggle behind K-12 from the struggle to stave off the authoritarian insects of reactionary revolution and the struggle in higher education to do the same. We have focused too much on standards and have not […]

The Shock Doctrine and the privatized shadow state

  The following is by Steve Miller It has been a decade since the US invaded Iraq in March 2003, ignoring worldwide protests - the largest public demand for peace in world history. The war in Afghanistan, begun in 2001, continues to this day. The military budget tops out at a trillion dollars a year, […]

“Making History: The People Fight Back to Save San Francisco City College”

NEWS MEDIA ADVISORY: Friday, January 11, 2013 Contact: Rodger Scott Wendy Kaufmyn (510) 714-8687 “Making History: The People Fight Back to Save City College” San Francisco, CA – City College of San Francisco students, staff, teachers and department chairs will picket and boycott their interim chancellor’s welcome address which traditionally kicks off the […]

Georgia professors blast teacher evaluation system

Valerie Strauss, reporter for the Washington Post wrote:   “First it happened in New York, then Illinois and now Georgia. Professors from colleges and universities in Georgia have written an open letter to the governor, Nathan Deal, and other officials involved with education policy to express opposition to a new teacher evaluation system that depends […]