Author: Megan Behrent

MEGAN BEHRENT is an activist and a high school English teacher in Brooklyn, NY. She is a regular contributor to and a contributor to the forthcoming book Education and Capitalism (Haymarket Books).

In Defense of Public Education

Anyone living in the United States today has, undoubtedly, been bludgeoned over the head with the key argument of those who don the false mantle of education reform, despite never having set foot in a classroom themselves: that the biggest obstacles standing in the way of education today are teachers and their unions.