Crisis in Public Education

Jan 31, 2019

It’s absolutely true that the driving force in low student achievement, its highest correlate, is inequality – poverty – and that’s a function of race and class. So, it’s not going to be eliminated under capitalism. But how do we make the fight for better education part of, and connected to, a fight against capitalism? Right now, we have a fight on our hands against the destruction of public education nationwide. We have to take that defensive struggle and turn it into an offensive struggle. But we don’t do that by starting with simply revolution. We have to do both.

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