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Seattle teachers considering a strike over school funding

by Jesse Hagopian  Originally posted in the South Seattle Emerald. Turning the Streets Into Our Classroom By Wednesday this week every school in Seattle will have held a union vote … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

Join Parents Across America’s Poverty, Race and Education book club series with Jesse Hagopian and his book “More Than a Score”

Topic: Race, Poverty, and Education: Let’s get real about leveling the playing field Time: Nov 20, 2016 7:00 PM Eastern Time, 4 PM Pacific Time  The guest for Parents Across … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Teachers in Seattle affirm that Black Lives Matter in public schools

Editor’s note: There has been a run on the Black Lives Matter t-shirts. Our suggestion is to either wear a plain black t-shirt showing your support or order one online. … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

Video: The Progressive Fellows at the NPE Conference on racial equity (or a lack thereof)

The Progressive Magazine selected 12 blogger/journalists from around the country to contribute to The Progressive website on a regular basis. I was fortunate enough to be one of the Fellows … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

Obama’s regret: “Taking the joy out of teaching and learning”

Obama’s call to reduce testing to 2% of the school year still requires students to take standardized tests for an outlandish twenty-four hours.  And it isn’t even all the time … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

PBS News Hour: “Why this Seattle teacher opposes Common Core testing”. A video segment with Jesse Hagopian

PBS News Hour recently came to Seattle to interview Bill Gates about the Common Core Standards. While the crew was here, they also interviewed school teacher Jesse Hagopian.

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Join us at the Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference (NWTSJ)

Educators, students and parents are invited to attend the Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference October 17, 2015 “We Still Need to Trouble the Water: Race, Revolution and the Struggle … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Rolling teachers’ strike in Washington State

Seattle Teacher Jesse Hagopian Explains That Proposed State Budget Would Benefit Neither Teachers Nor Students Also see This just in: The Seattle Education Association membership representatives voted to support a … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

For families in Southeast Seattle: Standardized Testing and “Opting Out”, What are the impacts on our region’s diverse schools and students?

Join a discussion with southeast Seattle families and teachers. Standardized Testing and “Opting Out”  What are the impacts on our region’s diverse schools and students? Wednesday, March 25, 6:00-7:30 pm … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Seattle Opt Out meeting with Fred Hamel and Jesse Hagopian in West Seattle

Join us in an informative and dynamic conversation with: Fred Hamel and Jesse Hagopian Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:00 pm-7:45 pm Southwest Library 9010 35th Ave. SW Seattle, 98126 All … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Michael Brown

Jesse Hagopian is the editor and contributing author of the forthcoming book, More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing. Jesse teaches history and is the co-advisor for … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Elect Respect Community Brunch and Fundraiser: Join Jesse Hagopian and the Seattle Education Association Respect Slate members this Sunday

Elect Respect Community Brunch and Fundraiser Join Jesse Hagopian and the Seattle Education Association Respect Slate members for brunch Sunday, May 4th at 1:00 PM in the home of a … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment