Livestream the Revolt: Educators in Solidarity with Oklahoma Strikers

LIVESTREAM "Educators in Revolt: Solidarity with Oklahoma," is a forum taking place in Seattle at the King Country Labor Temple on Saturday March 31st.  This forum will feature educators from West Virginia, Arizona, Oklahoma, and Seattle who have been leading strikes and mass protests to defend teachers and public education.  The forum will be livestreamed  …

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“The reforms are introduced with blood”–A Oaxaca teacher on the life and death struggle against the testocracy

The teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico have been setting the international standard for social movement unionism and the defense of public education for many years. In her 2005 release of Granito de Arena, my friend, award-winning Seattle filmmaker Jill Freidberg, captured the story of hundreds of thousands of public schoolteachers in Oaxaca who have built a powerful …

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Support Jesse Hagopian for Union President: Educators Deserve RESPECT

We need your help in the struggle to defend public education. To endorse or donate to the RESPECT union campaign for leadership of the Seattle Education Association, click on the links. Also, spread the word by following us on facebook, twitter (@RespectSeattle), and our website. ---- Dear Friends, Elections for leadership of the Seattle Education Association (SEA) are coming right up and …

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Must Watch Video: Support the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers in a historic contract battle against standardized testing and in defense of the public schools

Must watch video about the Saint Paul Teacher’s struggle to defend public Education--Please send out far and wide!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrAXRdoDsCI Petition in support of Saint Paul Teachers: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/st-paul-public-schools ----- The Saint Paul Federation of Teachers is in one of the most important struggles to defend public education and have taken one of the boldest stances against …

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