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May 08, 2012

Occupy Education: Occupy the Future

In order to think about what educational reforms we need, we first have to envision the society we want those reforms to help create.

April 29, 2012

The Current Moment: Social Justice Movements Bending the Arc Toward Justice

Economic inequities have become much more pronounced in the United States and other societies since the 1970s. As we witness what Robert Reich called the "secession of the successful," poverty and near-poverty rates are at 40-year highs and much of the middle class has been squeezed into extraordinary economic insecurity, while the top few percentiles of the economic ladder do stunningly well.

April 26, 2012

Bending the Arc of Educational History: Overturning the Apartheid in America's Education System and Building a Social Movement for Public Education

Many of us at this blog know there is a need for a national movement to transform education. We know we need to create the public and political will to turn our educational system into one that nurtures children and allows then to thrive and, as Michael Holzman posted, become "capable of contributing to their civilization and public life".

April 20, 2012

The Case for the National Student Bill of Rights

Welcome again, Bryant Muldrew, as one of our most consistent and long-term guest bloggers! Bryant is helping build our Democracy and Education conversation. As readers may recall, Mr. Muldrew is a leader in the National Student Bill of Rights Movement. He is a powerful advocate for students' voices...

March 21, 2012

This Month, We Occupied Education

This is an update on the March 1st Occupy Education events. It includes excerpts from several interviews and reports concerning protests that day and why the protests happened.

March 05, 2012

Setting Real Standards of Nutrition

The Obama administration is currently working to set higher nutritional standards for the food students have access to outside of the cafeteria. The administration is overlooking the nutritional value of foods served in the cafeteria.

March 02, 2012

Waking Up to the Reality that Education is Political

Education is always political. It can be overtly political as indoctrination. It can be implicitly political in the way that it is structured. The latter may be the more efficient.

February 28, 2012

March 1st, 2012 National Day of Action For Education: Occupy Education!

We call on all students, teachers, workers, and parents from all levels of education -pre-K-12 through higher education in public and private institutions- and all Occupy assemblies, labor unions, and organizations of oppressed communities, to mobilize on March 1st, 2012 across the country...

February 27, 2012

No Groping Please

By the title of this blog you might assume that this blog is about an experience travelling by train or plane; however, this is about an experience in a local high school in Maryland.

February 13, 2012

Guest Bloggers to Write on Education Policy and Movement Building

Over the next few months, I will be inviting several guest bloggers to post their ideas, inspiration, experiences and knowledge.

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