Monday, January 19, 2015

Choosing Democracy: Democracy and social justice teachers' unions

Choosing Democracy: Democracy and social justice teachers' unions: If we don’t transform teacher unions now, our schools, our profession, and our democracy—what’s left of it—will likely be destroyed. I kn...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Choosing Democracy: More testing from renewed NCLB

Choosing Democracy: More testing from renewed NCLB: AFT’s Weingarten on Secretary Duncan’s ESEA Reauthorization Remarks I n discussing priorities for a revision of No Child Left Behi...

Monday, January 12, 2015

Choosing Democracy: The role of teachers and their unions

Choosing Democracy: The role of teachers and their unions: Building power beyond elections: The unique role of educators and their unions By Joshua Pechthalt, President, California ...

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Democracy, Schools, and Teachers' Unions

Choosing Democracy: Democracy, Schools, and Teachers' Unions: Leo Casey  Over the course of the last 12 weeks, I have been thinking about  our conversations here  on democracy, schools, and teache...

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Ethnic Studies to be required in San Francisco Unified

antiracismdsa: Ethnic Studies to be required in San Francisco: Ethnic Studies Victory! San Francisco Unified, 3rd District in CA Making it a Graduation Requirement T he San Francisco Unified School ...

Sunday, December 07, 2014

The great uninformed- When policy wonks and editor...

Choosing Democracy: The great uninformed- When policy wonks and editor...: Headlines and articles in recent press reports raise an alarm about low voter turnout while ignoring some of the most obvious causes. ...

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Bill Bigelow:  In November  in Boston, thousands ...

Choosing Democracy: Bill Bigelow: 
In November  in Boston, thousands ...
: Bill Bigelow:  In November  in Boston, thousands of teachers will gather for the annual National Council for the Social Studies (N...