Teachers’ Resistance in Oaxaca Offers Lessons for US Activism

Teachers’ Resistance in Oaxaca Offers Lessons for US Activism

In Oaxaca, Mexico, teachers protesting federal educations “reforms” have gone on strike, seized buildings and closed highways. But most US media have ignored the mass mobilizations organized by the Oaxaca teachers’ unions. They could serve as a model for activism in the US.

A banner talks about the events in Oaxaca due to the teacher’s strike in January of 2007 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo: Quite Peculiar)

As Congress deliberates the revision of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, better known as “No Child Left Behind” and widely referred to by frustrated teachers and parents as “No Child Left Untested,” Read More

Read more here:: http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/33245-teachers-resistance-in-oaxaca-offers-lessons-for-us-activism

      

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