Jesse’s commentary on education, U.S. politics, and foreign affairs have been featured on many local and national media outlets.

Jesse’s TV appearances include: CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello , Keith Olberman’s Countdown on Current TV, The Dan Rather Report, Democracy Now!, The Real News Network, King 5 News TV with Mark Wright, and Press TV.

Jesse Radio appearances include: National Public Radio, Left Jab Radio, The Conversation (KUOW), Weekday (KUOW), @ The Chalk Face Radio.

Jesse’s has been quoted or featured in many print media outlets, including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Education Week, The Seattle Times, The Seattle Weekly, The Stranger, The International Socialist Review, YES! magazine.

Jesse has been featured in these online media outlets:  Rethinking Schools blog, Zinn Education Project, Common Dreams, Truth Out, Seattle Education, Save Seattle Schools.


Reframing the Purpose of Education
History teacher Jesse Hagopian from Seattle talks during Education Nation’s Teacher Town Hall about standardized tests and “reframing the purpose of education.”




ThirdRailPhotoThe great standardized testing debate

Teacher Jesse Hagopian debates Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, Peter Cunningham on standardized testing.








PBS_News_JesseAt a school with a history of social protest, this teacher is leading an opposition to ‘excessive testing’

Gwen Ifill and the PBS News Hour crew interviewed Jesse Hagopian to ask him about how standardized testing is eroding education and why we are in the midst of the largest uprising against high-stakes testing in U.S. History.  


In January, 2013 Garfield High School announced it would refuse to administer the MAP test.  The struggle for quality assessment soon became a national story.  Here is an early appearance Jesse made on CNN.


Here is the preview for the Dan Rather Reports show Jesse appeared on to talk about Garfield High School’s opposition to the MAP test.

Zinn Education Project Lessons Take on New Meaning for Occupy Students

Published November 30, 2011 by Deborah Menkart
Seattle’s Garfield High School teacher Jesse Hagopian was arrested during an “Occupy the Capitol” protest last week about school funding. In response, 500 students at Garfield walked out and have been organizing ever since.

3 thoughts on “Media

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  2. susie

    Please do not use the term “people of color”. It’s offensive. Say, instead: Anglo-American, African-American, etc.
    Never forget Unions are an extension of the School Administratioun, period.
    Stricking, fighting is ‘lo


  3. Pingback: A troubling peek inside Jesse Hagopian’s glass house – Citizen Ed

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