Who Profits From Teacher Testing? Murdoch, That's Who

From Media Matters, a pertinent reminder about just who profits from the insistence on teacher testing as part of the CTU contract. Imagine that, I guess it just slipped their minds. I mean, we're only talking about $4.7 million, right? Greedy

Sam Seder: Education Reformers' Double Standard

First of all, a big round of applause for Sam Seder and his terrific job guest-hosting Up With Chris Hayes this weekend. More of him, please? Today Sam spent a long time on education in the context of the teachers' strike, and of all the

Chicago Teachers Union Vs. Astroturf Billionaires

The Chicago Teachers Union is currently on the front lines of a fight to defend public education. On one side the 30,000 members of the CTU have called for a contract that includes fair compensation, meaningful job security for qualified