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Public education will continue to see tough times under recently appointed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. DeVos’s corporate right-wing agenda will be disastrous for public education. Unfortunately, the corporate takeover of public education has been...

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Public sector strike and soldiers’ mutiny expose reality behind “economic growth” Militant Côte d’Ivoire (CWI group in Côte d’Ivoire) Côte d’Ivoire is currently going through a period of heavy social turmoil. The year had started...

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On Tuesday, October 11, Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers, parents and students woke to the news that an indefinite strike, set to begin at six that morning, had been called off.  After 22 months of...

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On September 29, the House of Delegates of the Chicago Teachers Union voted to give their employer, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) legal notice of an open-ended strike to begin on Tuesday, October 11. After 400...

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Socialist Students Takes Off

September 29, 2016

Young people today are growing up in a system facing fundamental crisis. Our living conditions are deteriorating, and our planet is getting sicker and sicker. Our generation is both the most educated in history and...

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Education for profit is a failure, we need free education for all! Edmund Schluessel, Socialist Alternative Boston After years of charging students tens of thousands of dollars for sub-standard vocational education, ITT Technical Institute has...

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24 June 2016 Sisters and Brothers from the National Education Workers Coordinating Committee, Please accept my deepest condolences and solidarity to the families, friends, and students of the CNTE workers who have been murdered, injured,...

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Teachers in the Detroit Public Schools have organized a series of sickouts this school year, most recently on May 2-3. This action successfully shut down 94 of the city’s 97 public schools and brought national...

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When Hillary Clinton suggested she “wouldn’t keep any school open that wasn’t doing a better-than-average job,” at an event late last year in Iowa, social media lit up. Almost all attention went to the clumsy...

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The ongoing fight between the Chicago Teachers Union and “Mayor 1%” Rahm Emanuel may be heading toward the second teachers’ strike in four years. What is driving the current phase of this fight is the...

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