Tag Archives: Educational Reform

Johnny Hazard :
Police attack striking teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico

Eight people were killed in Nochistlán and other parts of Oaxaca in protest-related incidents Sunday. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | June 21, 2016 MEXICO CITY — Armed federal police attacked striking teachers in Nochistlán, Oaxaca,  Sunday, June … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
Police attack striking teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico

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Mike Klonsky :
Obama’s choice for Education Secretary worse than Arne Duncan!

John King’s top-down imposition of corporate-style reform policies has led to a revolt among parents and teachers in New York. By Mike Klonsky | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2015 “Throughout his term in New York, John King was … finish reading Mike Klonsky :
Obama’s choice for Education Secretary worse than Arne Duncan!

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Harry Targ :
The cost-cutting approach to higher education

Though some reform ideas have merit, the real problem is lack of funding from the government. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | March 25, 2015 WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — Purdue University President Mitch Daniels testified March 17, 2015, … finish reading Harry Targ :
The cost-cutting approach to higher education

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Philip L. Russell :
A third of the way: Peña Nieto’s first two years

Sluggish economy, drug cartel crime, controversial reforms, student murders and ensuing mass demonstrations mark Peña Nieto’s presidency. By Philip L. Russell | The Rag Blog | December 8, 2014 Philip Russell will discuss the state of Mexico and the Peña Nieto … finish reading Philip L. Russell :
A third of the way: Peña Nieto’s first two years

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Johnny Hazard :
Thousands of public university students in Mexico City go out on strike

They are protesting the police killings and forced disappearances of students in the Mexican state of Guerrero. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | October 16, 2014 MEXICO CITY — Students at most public universities in the Mexico City … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
Thousands of public university students in Mexico City go out on strike

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Johnny Hazard :
In Mexico, massacres are the order of the day

While the U.S. government lauds its Mexican counterpart, a new mass grave appears to contain bodies of ‘disappeared’ education students. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | October 8, 2014 MEXICO CITY — By now many in the U.S. … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
In Mexico, massacres are the order of the day

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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCASTS | Filmmaking, pupulism, the attack on public education, and Texas politics on Rag Radio

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Al Reinert with singer Sima Cunningham; pundit Jim Hightower; education activists Julian Vasquez Heilig and Mike Klonsky; and politics with Glenn Smith and Jeff Crosby. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2014 Listen … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCASTS | Filmmaking, pupulism, the attack on public education, and Texas politics on Rag Radio

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Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn spark lively and thoughtful exchange on Rag Radio

Video and Podcast: Activist/scholars Ayers and Dohrn, former leaders of SDS and the Weather Underground, join Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio.   Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn interviewed by Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, Friday, January 17, 2014. Video produced … finish reading Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn spark lively and thoughtful exchange on Rag Radio

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Johnny Hazard : Tanks Versus Teachers in Mexico City

Striking teachers at Zócalo plaza in Mexico City, Friday, September 13, 2013. Photo by Eduardo Verdugo / AP. Tanks vs. teachers: Federal police drive striking teachers from Mexico’s Zócalo plaza By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | September 19, … finish reading Johnny Hazard : Tanks Versus Teachers in Mexico City

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Mike Klonsky : Forbes Calls Charter Schools ‘Part of a Corrupt System’

Demonstration in New York against school privatization. ‘Part of a corrupt system’: Forbes piece pounds charters About the only thing charters do well is limit the influence of teachers’ unions. And fatten their investors’ portfolios. By Mike Klonsky | The … finish reading Mike Klonsky : Forbes Calls Charter Schools ‘Part of a Corrupt System’

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Johnny Hazard : Mexico City Rocked by Massive Teacher Protest

Teachers mobilize in Mexico City, Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Photo by Alejandro Mancilla / The Rag Blog. Militant teachers’ strike: Massive protests continue in Mexico The actions were a continuation of protests against an education ‘reform’ package first passed by … finish reading Johnny Hazard : Mexico City Rocked by Massive Teacher Protest

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Chicago’s Mike Klonsky Fights for Public Education, ‘Small Schools’

Chicago education activist Mike Klonsky in the studios of KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, Friday, August 20, 2013. Photo by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Former SDS leader Mike Klonsky is fighter for ‘Small Schools’ and democratic … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Chicago’s Mike Klonsky Fights for Public Education, ‘Small Schools’

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