Joel Klein of New York to become an Executive for News Corp: Full spectrum dominance of education the goal

Joel Klein announced Nov. 9 that at year’s end he will resign as York City’s Schools chancellor to become executive vice president at Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Yesterday, the company announced that it was buying a technology company with big financial ties to the New York City school system.  How nice.  The neo-liberal corporate state […]

Detroit: We Will Defend Public Education! We Will Defend Our Union!

  Defend Public Education / Save Our Students met on Friday as scheduled.  First we heard reports from the various schools represented.  We heard about the many teachers who have not received letters rescinding their layoffs and returning them to their schools.  We heard about Teach for America and others from outside DPS interviewing for Detroit teachers’ jobs at priority schools.  And […]