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Return Dr. Iris Stevenson to Crenshaw High School NOW!

Return Dr. Iris Stevenson to Crenshaw High School NOW!

SIGN THE PETITION! The Los Angeles school district has placed world-renowned music teacher Dr. Stevenson in teacher jail on secret charges related to taking Crenshaw High School’s choir to perform before President Obama. STOP LAUSD’s policy of driving out its most beloved and successful teachers! Return Dr. Iris Stevenson to her Post as Head of [...]

March 16, 2014 Ronald Cruz Featured, Fighting Racism, Labor Movement, Magnet Schools, Magnet Schools, Public Education, Saving Art & Music, Social Justice, Stop School Closings 0

BAMN runs for leadership of national teachers union

BAMN runs for leadership of national teachers union

Below is the election flyer for leadership of the National Education Association, by leaders of the Equal Opportunity Now/BAMN caucus of the NEA: Elect EON/BAMN Candidates Tania Kappner and Mark Airgood! Defend the Right to Public Education for ALL Students! Get Rid of Arne Duncan and Stop the Privatization of Public Education! It’s Time for [...]

July 6, 2013 Ronald Cruz Featured, Fighting Racism, Labor Movement, Magnet Schools, Magnet Schools, Public Education, Saving Art & Music, Social Justice, Stop School Closings 1

VIDEO: Yvette Felarca Speech Against Anti-Student, Pro-Privatization Edmond Heatley as Berkeley’s Next Superintendent

VIDEO: Yvette Felarca Speech Against Anti-Student, Pro-Privatization Edmond Heatley as Berkeley’s Next Superintendent

“Tying teacher pay to student test scores is a New Jim Crow policy in the making.” (Transcript of speech below.) On September 12, 2012, before the Berkeley Board of Education meeting, Yvette Felarca — head of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers’ Equal Opportunity Now (EON) caucus, BAMN national organizer, and teacher at Berkeley’s Martin Luther [...]

September 13, 2012 Ronald Cruz Featured, Fighting Racism, Labor Movement, Magnet Schools, Magnet Schools, Public Education, Saving Art & Music, Social Justice, Stop School Closings 0

LA Student Walkout Points the Way to Victory!

LA Student Walkout Points the Way to Victory!

300 Bravo Magnet High School Students March Out of School on Tuesday and Protest at LAUSD Board Meeting   Students send a loud and clear message that attacks on LAUSD’s opportunities for high quality and integrated education will not be tolerated   Magnet School/Integration and Busing Programs saved from chopping block, for now   See [...]

December 16, 2011 Adam Lerman Magnet Schools, Public Education 1

L.A. High School Students Walkout to Save Magnet Schools!

L.A. High School Students Walkout to Save Magnet Schools!

WALKOUT!  SIT-IN!  FIGHT BACK! TO SAVE LA’s MAGNET SCHOOL/INTEGRATION AND BUSING PROGRAMS! This is a call to action from Bravo High students and BAMN to all LAUSD students:  Stand up & Defend our Magnet Schools and Integrated Public Education.  We intend to act on December 13th no matter what, but our struggle will be immeasurably [...]

December 13, 2011 Adam Lerman Magnet Schools, Public Education 0