Speaking up on behalf of students who have no voice or power, educators are determined to tackle the institutional racism that lies behind the Flint water crisis.
‘We will not allow our schools to be underfunded, over tested, and overlooked,’ said NEA Vice President Becky Pringle at Reclaim Our Schools rally.
The community-led recall effort that booted three Koch brothers-backed school board members in Jefferson County, Colo., was an organizing marvel.
Accountability for charter schools isn’t a priority for state lawmakers in Tennessee. Nashville educators and parents have different ideas.
“Keeping students from learning about their own history is structural racism, ” says teacher Jose Lara.
Across the country, campaigns against overtesting are beginning to produce real results.
‘They’re ignoring the will of the people..Standing idly by and watching is inexcusable.’
The plan to end the program hits the skids, but the right-wing campaign against the ‘unpatriotic’ curriculum isn’t over.
Communities across the country are fed up and pushing back against high-stakes testing.