Category Archives: Education

Stop the Goldman Sachs Gang

The NAACP at its 107th National Convention ratified a resolution calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion “…at least until such time as Public funds are not diverted to charter schools at the expense of the public school system.” Carlos Taboada asks that we re-frame analysis of the relationship between charter and public schools in the language of the Biological sciences, specifically Parasitology.

Defend Public Education NOW

On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 7:43 PM, Steve Zeltzer wrote: Don’t Help Privatizers And Charter Supporters In Their Take-Over Of WCCSD Statement of Defend Public Education NOW! 9/26/16 The millionaires and billionaires supporting more charters in the WCCSD are giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to their candidates to completely take-over the WCCSB. They… Read More »

Stop Sale of Adams Middle School

This is a letter published by an Ad Hoc Coalition of Concerned Citizens. It is addressed to all School Board Members and high ranking administrators of the West Contra Costa Unified School District. After a strong push back from neighborhood groups and other groups the WCCUSD will finally reach a decision this evening. We will see which way the wind blows. In favor of real public education or in favor of the corporate edu-speculators.

School Politics and Society

I consider it important, indeed urgently necessary, for intellectual workers to get together, both to protect their own economic status and, also generally speaking, to secure their influence in the political field.  —- Albert Einstein School Politics and Society is a blog that examines the interrelationship among these three constants of modern life. What are… Read More »