Stories by Brian Jones

Brian Jones has taught elementary grades in New York City’s public schools for nine years, and is a member of the Movement of Rank and File Educators (the social justice caucus of the United Federation of Teachers). Brian is a doctoral student in urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center, and has contributed to several books, including Education and Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation. subscribe to Brian Jones's feed

Posted on: Dec 4, 2014, Source: Haymarket Books

Some parents see the choice between a standardized test and a prejudiced teacher as no choice at all.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2013,

Refusal to administer a questionable test has resulted in the threat of suspension for teachers in the Seattle Public Schools.