Stories by James Cersonsky

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Posted on: Jan 15, 2014, Source: Salon

In Gov. Tom Corbett's Pennsylvania, if it’s public and it’s education, burn it down!

Posted on: Oct 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As student debt skyrockets, the movement to resist it is spreading.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

From “shared services” to “value-added” teaching, companies are experimenting with new schemes that turn workers into cogs.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2013, Source: The American Prospect

Last month, activists launched the first national campaign against the organization — which isn't backing down anytime soon.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: The American Prospect

This summer, alumni and current teachers are coordinating to challenge TFA's "centrality in the corporate-backed, market-driven, testing-oriented movement in urban education."

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Author Joe Burns discusses this year’s electric fast food and retail strikes and what organized labor can learn from them.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In the wake of Newtown, students are upping the fight against racial injustice in school discipline.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The labor and LGBT rights movements are natural allies, and have won some key victories working together.