This is a collection of adults and children's messages that challenge public school to become something more than it is - messages that dare public school to serve students' passions instead of politicians and vendors' coffers.
So many of the divisions and false notions of social order we cling to as adults are entrenched in the culture of public education. We want to take our next step in challenging that culture, and we ask for your help in helping us capture and share counter-narratives to today's test-addled, pop notions of schooling.

8th March 2012

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I am a Teacher. I taught student who had dropped out of high school because it wasn’t working for them:
Big Class size
Endless standardized tests
Charter schools more like military schools
All the education “reform” of the 1% are destroying our public schools.
So I came to Zuccotti Park and #occupy and I’ve given every day of my life to it since September 17th and I’m just getting started…

I am a Teacher. I taught student who had dropped out of high school because it wasn’t working for them:

  • Big Class size
  • Endless standardized tests
  • Charter schools more like military schools

All the education “reform” of the 1% are destroying our public schools.

So I came to Zuccotti Park and #occupy and I’ve given every day of my life to it since September 17th and I’m just getting started…

Tagged: Occupy EducationTeacherOccupy Wall stOccupy

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