University of Maryland students hear from Dominican Republic workers about unjust working conditions and exploitation by corporate sweatshops

In the months following an outcry of alleged abuse in university departments on the campus, students are looking to places as far away as the Dominican Republic for inspiration to change this behavior.  Internationalizing the issue of workers’ rights is exactly what is needed now that capital crosses borders with a key stroke while workers […]

Northern Arizona University to tag its students

Northern Arizona University are set to start using RFID tags to monitor the attendance of its students. Students are protesting the use of RFID tags, which are embedded in their student IDs. A university spokesman told Government Technology magazine that the intent is to encourage professors to incorporate attendance into grading systems. More frequent attendance […]

Attack on Detriot Public Schools Continues!‏

www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news Please join us this episode (May 13, 2010 at 7:30 PM EST) for our exclusive interview with Devon, a student activist from Detroit Michigan, as we talk about the continued attacks on his school system by corporations like Walmart and public officials who are doing their bidding. Devon has been working with the civil […]

Stanley Greenspan: Inspiration for a Revolution

Dr. Stanley Greenspan died this week; he was a great man. His official web page described him as: “Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at George Washington University Medical School and Chairman of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders. The world’s foremost authority on clinical work with infants […]

New Jersey students walk out of public schools

Picture of the Federal Reserve for Newark School Privatization: The Newark Charter School Fund Building Student walk-outs in New Jersey Thousands of New Jersey high school students walked out of class Tuesday to protest budget cuts.  This was a result of a statewide event organized using text messages and social networking websites like Facebook – […]

Tennessee mined student data for more than 20 years

Tennessee has data mined kids for 20 years in schools but never allowed teachers to see test scores: now under Race to the Top the scores will be accessible Arne Duncan’s Race to the Top is a federal extortion plan designed to reward states for educational deform keeping with the philosophy of competition and class-based […]

Times Have Changed So Why Haven’t We?

We know that education is suffering in many ways nationwide. An enormous increase of students with special needs is being identified. According to America’s Promise Alliance, capable students are dropping out of school. In April 2008, ABC World News segment (“Failing Grades,” April 1) featured a report from America’s Promise Alliance and the Bill & […]

BAMN attorneys representing the elected Detroit Board of Education will ask Judge Wendy Baxter for a preliminary injunction to stop Emergency Financial manager of Detroit and Eli Broad Academy graduate Robert Bobb’s academic plan and school closings.

  Picket and Press Conference Friday, April 16, 1:00 pm City/County Building Woodward & W. Jefferson   Court Hearing, 2:00 pm Room 1421, Judge Wendy Baxter Stop Rob Bobb from Dismantling Public Education in Detroit No More Charters, No School Closings, No Layoffs, No Program Cuts Our Children are NOT For Sale! BAMN, the Detroit Board […]

Senate Bill 6 out of Florida: Euthansia for education

The hope we see is in students themselves as they step up to the forefront to fight for the vision of Dubois, not the criminality and shilling of Sharpton and Booker T. Washington politics of containment of surrender. Many stalwart organizers like Detroit students, DC students, and others see the prevarication and the low-expectation message of Race to the Top inscription on the tomb stones of their futures.

Fighting the corporate sludge: High school students organize to protest privatization in D.C. while The Walton Family ponies up $25,000,000 for merit pay

You might remember ‘Jamal’ from my article on Detroit Public schools, “Corporate Barbarians at the Gate: Wal-Mart internships at Detroit Schools” (http://dailycensored.com/2010/03/06/corporate-barbarians-at-the-gate-wal-mart-internships-at-detroit-schools/). Jamal is the high school student who fought against and continues to fight against the Wal-martization of schools, both in Detroit and now nationally. I gave him the anonymous name, Jamal in my article, so as not to put him in a position of probable reprisals from smarmy administrators, private Pinkertons and politicians looking to punish kids for standing up for their human rights.