Tag Archives: teacher unions

Educate. Agitate. Organize: New and Not-So-New Teacher Movements

Never a dull moment these days in Education activism! Parallel with the fallout from records regarding the governance and management of UBC and calls for accountability by our Faculty Association is the BCTF’s work in holding the government to account … Continue reading

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Students and Teachers! The Unasked Question: Why Have School?

Rich Gibson, guest blogger, asks Why Have School? Dear Students and School Workers, Perhaps you can challenge your friends, teachers, and colleagues, or maybe torment the worst one, with a little exercise I use at the beginning of every class: … Continue reading

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Protest violent police repression of striking Mexican teachers

LETTER FROM US section of the Trinational Coalition to Defend Public Education Asking us to support Mexican teachers – send to Mexican officials We stand in solidarity with the teachers of CNTE in Mexico who are calling upon the government … Continue reading

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Update to issue 17 of Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor

The current issue of Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor has been updated with two new field reports. Issue No. 17 of Workplace “Working In, and Against, the Neo-Liberal State: Global Perspectives on K-12 Teacher Unions” is guest edited by … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: French Students + Workers Take the Lead

Rouge Forum Update: French Students + Workers Take the Lead French Students and Workers Show the Way! French students blockaded more high schools and universities Thursday, as the third straight day of nationwide strikes over the government’s retirement reforms snarled … Continue reading

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Workplace No 17 (2010): Working In, and Against, the Neo-Liberal State: Global Perspectives on K-12 Teacher Unions

Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor No 17 (2010): Working In, and Against, the Neo-Liberal State: Global Perspectives on K-12 Teacher Unions Table of Contents http://m1.cust.educ.ubc.ca/journal/index.php/workplace/issue/view/8 Articles ——– Working In, and Against, the Neo-Liberal State: Global Perspectives on K-12 Teacher … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Firings in DC–Build October 7th!

Don’t forget Rouge Forum 2010 next week! More info here. Little Red Schoolhouse: Michelle Rhee of DC Fires 241 Teachers After Hugging AFT’s Weingarten for Helping Out on Sellout Contract. The AFT Does–Nothing Much and More Educators are on Firing … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Rouge Forum Update: Censored News From NEA and AFT Assemblies

Rouge Forum Update: Censored News From NEA and AFT Assemblies Report from NEA Rep Assembly: The Education Agenda is a War Agenda NEA RA Photos (All banned on the Rethinking Schools and other Liberal listserves). The NEA 2010 Rep Assembly: … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: March Madness, Spring Break and Holiday War Special

Remember Proposals are Due, April 15, for the Rouge Forum Conference Send Your Articles, Photos, Cartoons, for the RF News to Community Coordinator Adam Renner. On the Little Rouge School Front: Freep Gets to the Real Conditions of DPS–Critiques Broad’s … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: March on March 20 and Mayday! Here’s to the Bogus Health Care Bill Met By Endless War!

Remember Proposals are Due, April 15, for the Rouge Forum Conference Send Your Articles, Photos, Cartoons, for the RF News to Community Coordinator Adam Renner. Links to Classic Rouge Forum Flyers: “Got War?” Justice or Barbarism Shoot Moneybags, Not People … Continue reading

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