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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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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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Johnny Hazard : Militant Teachers Block Mexico City Airport

Teachers shut down airport in Mexico City. Photos by Jesús Villaseca for The Rag Blog Protesting radical education ‘reforms’: Militant teachers block Mexico City airport The action was part of a series of escalating protests against the passage, without discussion, … finish reading Johnny Hazard : Militant Teachers Block Mexico City Airport

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Mike Klonsky : Drive-By Teachers and the Great Charter School Scam

Drive-by teachers: The Wal-Mart model. Image from Gawker. Drive-by teachers: The great TFA/charter school scam ‘Short careers by choice’ translates into teachers being reduced to low-wage information-age delivery clerks while most ‘learning’ is done by students sitting in front of … finish reading Mike Klonsky : Drive-By Teachers and the Great Charter School Scam

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Shirley Youxjeste : Mexican Teachers Take to Streets on ‘Teachers’ Day’

Militant teachers demonstrate in Mexico City, May 15, 2013. Photo by Fritz Schtickelmeyer / MexDFmagazine. Marching against education ‘reforms’:Teachers’ Day in Mexico: Teachers who earn about $600 a month, work two jobs, and bear constant insults in the media, see … finish reading Shirley Youxjeste : Mexican Teachers Take to Streets on ‘Teachers’ Day’

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Shirley Youxjeste : Mexican Feds Crack Down on Teachers Protesting Educational ‘Reform’

Mexican federal police confront protesting teachers in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, on April 4, 2013. Photo by  EFE / STR. Image from La Prensa (San Antonio). Mexican teachers take the streetsagainst standardized tests Teachers in Guerrero, tired of the hostility of the … finish reading Shirley Youxjeste : Mexican Feds Crack Down on Teachers Protesting Educational ‘Reform’

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Susan Van Haitsma : Texans Rally to Save Our Schools

An estimated 10,000 education advocates gathered at the Texas State Capitol, Saturday, February 23, 2013. Photo by Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog. Texans rally to save our schools Behind the Capitol edifice, I hope lawmakers are listening. These … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : Texans Rally to Save Our Schools

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BOOKS / C.E. McAuley : Jonah Raskin’s Bio of ‘Pedagogical Pilgrim’ James McGrath

Jonah Raskin’s biography of artist/teacher James McGrath was designed by Rag Blog art director James Retherford.Pedagogical pilgrim: Jonah Raskin’s new bio ofartist/teacher James McGrath Raskin’s new biography is no simple valentine from one teacher to another. It is an in-depth … finish reading BOOKS / C.E. McAuley : Jonah Raskin’s Bio of ‘Pedagogical Pilgrim’ James McGrath

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