More on the for-profit front: Corinthian College and the criminalization of education

Senator Dick Durbin Calls For Investigation of Corinthian Colleges and Other For-Profits Merry Christmas to the for-profit college sludge. They fill their stockings with taxpayer monies and leave IOU’s for the citizens of America while stuffing debt socks for students. As for profits continue to get $30-40 Billion annually from the feds (Pell Grants, VA […]

SCANDAL ROCKS CALIFORNIA WORKERS' COMP/LAUSDAND THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU!

The following is by Rozy Press, who once an Los Angeles Unified School teacher,  has now had the shocking experience of having to fight both the corrupt LAUSD system as well as the State California Worker’s Compensation Fund. You can read Rozy’s testimonial below. Introduction Judge Jerold Cohn and Dr. John Stalberg Made up a […]

Associated Students of Santa Monica College Resolution in opposition to Open Enrollment Contract Education

From Harrison Wills, former student body president of Santa Monica College, Los Angeles   “There is NO logical reason to privatize and commodify a public service that when properly funded works so well. Education is a human right, a public trust which must not be broken or denied based on ones inability to afford higher […]

Decadent billionaire Zombies: They walk amongst us

How much more pain will the working class allow the decadent billionaire zombies to inflict on the working class in America?  The answer is ssimple:  as much as an unorganized working class will allow them.  These disaster capitalist zombies are in the captain’s seat, that is for sure.  What this spells for Amerrica is a […]

WORLD CLASS STANDARDS?: WHOSE WORLD, WHICH ECONOMIC CLASSES AND WHAT STANDARDS?

This was written fourteen years ago before NCLB and he criminal Bush presidency.  I post it now in the interest of ciritcal debate and dialogue. WORLD CLASS STANDARDS?: WHOSE WORLD, WHICH ECONOMIC CLASSES AND WHAT STANDARDS? If educational goals and core values are developed by a few  educators in isolation from their communities, no matter how […]

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 […]

Enough is enough! What Can Education Workers, Students & Parents Do To Defend Public Education?Public Education, Privatization and strenghten the role of the NEA/CTA and AFT/CFT

Please tell all those you know in the Bay Area of California and beyond about the meeting that we must have on privatization, financialization, and corporatization of education. We need to build statewide and nationwide movements to confront these well-heeled reactionaries that seek not to reform education, they seek to turn it over to privatizers […]

Fight to stave off privatization by Lumina and Gates at SFCC

From: Bob Gorringe of Occupy SF In brief, hundreds of teachers walked out of Diego Rivera Theater as the new Chancellor ofSFCC was scheduled to speak. They joined hundreds outside at a rally in which speakers from faculty and student body gave voice to the undemocratic process by which decisions affecting the Commons (SFCC) of the […]

Click on this link and go to the DFT website, where you can read short statements from each of the candidates.

picture of a Detroit school at the headlines This picture is of Robert Bobb and his corporate cohorts shaking hands over privatization plans and text book deals.  Bobb is now gone, but in his wake the public school system is a shadow of its former self.  The corporate gunslinger might be gone but the scent […]