education

Explosive Report Shows Unchecked Sexual Assaults in Chicago Public Schools

July 6, 2018

Troy LaRaviere, challenger for Mayor of Chicago, says understaffing and mismanagement at CPS and by Rahm Emanuel has resulted in unchecked sexual assault of Chicago Public Schools students

Maryland Gubernatorial Krish Vignarajah on Schools, Police, the Environment, and Being a Woman

June 16, 2018

With the primary just weeks away, Krish Vignarajah talks to Dharna Noor about how she would fund schools and implement criminal justice reform, and explains why Maryland needs women in elected office

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: June 8, 2018

June 9, 2018

Guest hosts Dr. Khalilah Harris and Will Arenas sit down with Eze to discuss candidates running and issues arising in the 2018 MD Democratic Primary, the fourth week of the Poor People’s Campaign, a coming Real News town hall on education in Baltimore, and more

Gubernatorial Candidate Madaleno Blasts Gov. Hogan on Climate Change Following Ellicott City Flooding

June 4, 2018

Democratic candidate affirms his belief in public education and says that the historic Ellicott City flood is evidence that we must address the threats posed by climate change and overdevelopment

Kiragu-Beauttah

A Baltimore Teacher Uses Comedy to Reach Class Clowns

May 31, 2018

Kiragu Beauttah, a stand up comedian and teacher, has combined the two different facets of his life in the “Class Clowns” program at Frederick Douglass High School, where he uses comedy to teach creative writing.

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: May 25, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: May 25, 2018

May 28, 2018

Eze, Baynard and Dharna talk about mental health issues among Baltimore’s police, the Poor People’s Campaign, the history of school privatization, what zero waste in the city would look like, and Ben Jealous’ run for governor

US Supreme Court Ordered Desegregation, Now Conservatives Work to Demolish Public Education (2/2)

Democracy in Chains

May 24, 2018
In part two, author and historian Nancy MacLean discusses how Virginia pioneered voucher schools to thwart the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling
New Campaign: Classrooms Not Computers, Stop Education Profiteering

New Campaign: Classrooms Not Computers, Stop Education Profiteering

May 16, 2018

By Morna McDermott / Popular Resistance. Above: Children Are Not Data from www.WrenchInTheGears.com Note: Popular Resistance is supporting a new campaign: Classrooms Not Computers , created by experienced activist-educators who are concerned about the current direction of education. The campaign is focused on the ways computers are being misused in classrooms to collect mass amounts of…

Police Crack Down on Puerto Rico May Day March Against Austerity

May 2, 2018

Thousands take to the streets in Puerto Rico on May 1 as officials seek to privatize Puerto Rico’s schools and utilities

Democracy in Crisis: Take Note

March 21, 2018

Talk of more wildcat teacher strikes put public education at the vanguard of protest.