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video: Diane Ravitch speaks out at the AFT convention

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Diane Ravitch, our movement’s standard-bearer for real reform, at the AFT national conference On July 28, 2012. Why value-added evaluation based on test scores is junk science, and why firing teachers is not a school improvement strategy. Essential viewing for all.

video: Mario Savio on whether education is a business

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Mario Savio, student protester at UC Berkeley in 1964, with his eloquent critique of treating education as a business and students as “products.” His words are even more relevant today with the near total domination of the corporate reform mentality.