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Get Up Get Down! Oakland Is A Union Town — Mass March and Rally To Defend Public Education
by Labor Video Project
Sunday Jan 13th, 2019 3:26 PM
On January 12, 2019 thousands of teachers, students and staff marched and rallied in Oakland to defend public education. The Oakland Education Association contract has expired and they are discussing striking in February.
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A march and rally on January 12, 2019 of several thousand teachers, students, staff and supporters of public education rallied in Oakland on January 12, 2019. Keith Brown, the president of OEA spoke at the rally. The OEA has said that they will probably be going on strike in February.

Video by Gerard Ange
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pplDGhDQTSc

Additional media:

OEA Defend Public Education Rally Arnetta Olden Coliseum College Prep Academy Senior
https://youtu.be/ZdLz966wgM8

Oakland Public Education Rally & Andrew Knight Of Angry Tired Teachers Band Speaks Out
https://youtu.be/o6EIM7M-T1Q

SEIU1021 Oakland Schools Classified President Bettie Reed Smith On Charters and The Defense Of Public Education
https://youtu.be/KYvQoPqmcuo

At N. CA Defend Public Education Rally State Senator Nancy Skinner Interviewed
https://youtu.be/a0LiV4B4Jb0

KPFA WorkWeek Radio
workweek(at)kpfa.org

Production of Labor Video Project
http://www.laborvideo.org
§Angry Tired Teachers Performed At Rally
by Labor Video Project Sunday Jan 13th, 2019 3:26 PM
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The Angry Tired Teachers band performed for the rally.
§We Need Arts and Culture Say Senior Anetta Olden
by Labor Video Project Sunday Jan 13th, 2019 3:26 PM
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Arnetta Olden, a senior at the Coliseum College Prep Academy said that all the arts programs have been eliminated and now the school district is threatening more cuts.
§Need For United Public Workers Fight
by Labor Video Project Sunday Jan 13th, 2019 3:26 PM
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Speaker discussed the need to unite all public workers. The UC AFSCME 3299 and CWA UPTE workers are also without contracts and should unite with the teachers in this fight.
§Fight For Schools
by Labor Video Project Sunday Jan 13th, 2019 3:26 PM
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On Monday January 14, 2018 33,000 Los Angeles UTLA teachers will be going on strike and the fight for education is becoming a major battle.
§NAACP Is Calling For Cap On Charters In California
by Labor Video Project Sunday Jan 13th, 2019 3:26 PM
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The NAACP has called for a cap on any further charters in California but the CTA and CFT continue to defend public funding for charters. They want to reform the California charter school law to make it more transparent and to enforce the Brown Act to make the charters more accountable.
§Defend Public Education March and Rally
by Labor Video Tuesday Jan 15th, 2019 11:17 PM
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A march and rally of several thousand teachers, students, staff and supporters of public education rallied in Oakland on January 12, 2019. Keith Brown, the president of OEA spoke at the rally. The OEA has said that they are likely to go on strike in February. There are more than 40 charter schools in Oakland which is siphoning off more than $50 million. The main focus of the rally was to reform proposition 13 to tax the corporations more fairly.
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Los Angeles Teachers Set to Strike Jan 14, 2019Solidarity ForeverSunday Jan 13th, 2019 8:36 PM

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