‘Occupy Education’ Debates the Gates Foundation (and Wins)

“The chants of some 150 teachers, students, parents and Occupy Seattle activists reverberated off the windows of the global headquarters of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – a leading promoter of a corporate brand of education reform—announcing we were ready for our scheduled debate about the schools as part of a national call to “Occupy Education” on March 1st. From Oscar Grant Plaza in Oakland, California, to the Department of Education in Washington, D.C., Occupy activists schooled the nation with experiential learning demonstrations with the instructional objective of making education a right for the 99 percent, not a privilege

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SEE Members testify before the Washington House Committee on Education

On Jan. 20th, SEE members Eric Muhs and India Carlson testified at a hearing of the Washington State House Education Committee.  Here are the video clips:  

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