Reading for Friday, June 25, 2021

David Selden, The Teacher Rebellion (1985), Part III, “Militancy Matures: 1968-1970” Chapters 13-18

Reading for Friday, July 9, 2021

Marjorie Murphy, Blackboard Unions, (1990) Chapter 13, “Professionalism and Unionism in the 70s and 80s.”

Reading for Friday, July 16, 2021

George N. Schmidt, The American Federation of Teachers and the CIA (1978, reprinted 1990)

Previous Readings

Joshua B. Freeman, Working-Class New York (2000) Chapter 14

Joshua B. Freeman, Working-Class New York (2000), “A Man By the Name of Albert Shanker”

Karen Ferguson, Top Down: The Ford Foundation, Black Power, and the Reinvention of Racial Liberalism (2013), chapters 1 – 3

Charles E. Isaacs, Inside Ocean-Hill Brownsville: A Teacher’s Education 1968-69 (2014) Chapters 1-3

Diane Ravitch, The Great School Wars (1974), chapters 23 – 24

Mark H. Maier, City Unions: Managing Discontent in New York City, pp. 108-136

John O’Neill, “The Rise and Fall of the UFT” (1970)

Richard D. Kahlenberg, Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles over Schools, Unions, Race and Democracy, Chapters 1-3

Vera Pavone and Norm Scott, “Albert Shanker: Ruthless Neocon” (a review of Kahlenberg) New Politics (Summer 2008)

Stephen Cole, The Unionization of Teachers: A Case Study of the UFT, Chapters 3-4

Joshua Freeman, Working Class New York, Chapter 12

David Selden, Report from the UFT (Phi Delta Kappa 1964)

Jack Schierenbeck, Class Struggles: The UFT Story, Parts 6, 7 and 8 (New York Teacher 1996)
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