These pieces build on the work of Section E of Educational Courage, “Not My Voice Alone: Organizing to Reclaim Public Education.” They provide inspiring examples of the ways in which organized resistance can be powerful in challenging corporate-driven educational policies. The pieces here make clear the potential of the coordinated efforts of many people to work together, garnering strength in numbers and public attention, to turn the tide of the damaging policies that threaten public education.
Take This Test and…Doing Unto Policy-Makers What They Do Unto Students by Doug Selwyn and Bob Howard
Teachers Advocating for Policy Change: An Emerging South Texas Story by Francisco Guajardo
Lifting Our Voices: An Ethical Response to High Stake Testing by Jan Resseger
Fair Test: Fighting the Testing Juggernaut by Monty Neill