Public School Shakedown



Beyond saying “no” to Betsy DeVos, what are progressives doing for public education? Two places to watch. more

Jan 18, 2017 2:16 PM Public School Shakedown

She can’t wave a magic wand and privatize schools. But she can make life hell for America’s most vulnerable students. more

Jan 9, 2017 12:00 AM Public School Shakedown

The process is a nightmare for parents and community members. more

Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM Public School Shakedown

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s policies have destroyed parent power and public education in Chicago. more

Jan 3, 2017 3:59 PM Public School Shakedown

Looking at all the targets that Duncan and the current Education Secretary King set up, shot at, and missed can help us understand what we face in the coming years. more

Dec 30, 2016 5:02 PM Public School Shakedown

The trend for nearly thirty years has been that Democrats compromise with Republicans on education, with dire consequences for our democracy. more

Dec 22, 2016 6:38 PM Public School Shakedown

We’re now asked to stop scaring children in our classrooms when we see new cabinet nominees speaking directly to dismantling our social safety net. more

Dec 9, 2016 9:40 PM Public School Shakedown

The nominee, who has never been a classroom teacher and never attended a public school, pushes policies that create lots of choice, with no good choice. more

Dec 6, 2016 10:33 PM Public School Shakedown

Public education advocates prepare for the upcoming administration. more

Nov 28, 2016 3:49 PM Public School Shakedown

Public school supporters saw victories in lawsuits, referendums, and school board elections. more

Nov 17, 2016 3:24 PM Public School Shakedown

Downballot races and voter initiatives across the country could reshape our schools. more

Nov 8, 2016 2:40 PM Public School Shakedown

Schools have spent eight years trying to budget cut their way to health. more

Nov 4, 2016 1:53 PM Public School Shakedown

Students in Boston get organized to advocate for the education they want. more

Oct 26, 2016 1:33 PM Public School Shakedown

Many people are upset about what happened to New Orleans schools after Hurricane Katrina. Don't let this happen in your hometown! more

Oct 24, 2016 8:07 PM Public School Shakedown

Children are getting quite a lesson in bullying this year from the Republican candidate for President of the United States. more

Oct 19, 2016 3:40 PM Public School Shakedown

The rebellion didn’t stop with the football team. more

Oct 18, 2016 1:37 PM Public School Shakedown

October 6th "walk-in" at Roosevelt High School in Minnesota, by Minneapolis Public Schools more

Oct 12, 2016 3:54 PM Public School Shakedown

This is the corporatization of our public schools. more

Oct 11, 2016 8:45 PM Public School Shakedown

The teacher exodus and high turnover communicate to children how little we care. more

Oct 11, 2016 4:50 PM Public School Shakedown

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