Bloomberg's Charter School Battle Detailed in E-Mails

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The e-mails, released in response to a Freedom of Information request by the city's teachers' union, detail the central role that Joel I. Klein, who was then the schools chancellor, took in the effort, including constant contact with charter school advocates and lobbyists for the city.

Charter schools are anti-union, which is what Bloomberg and the privateers desire. Silencing the genuine professional who knows what learning looks like, is essential.

Thousands of wonderful teachers were harassed out of the NYC public schools over two decades, so that the schools could be staffed by novice -practitioners. Thus, began the assault on public education, and schools began to fail.
The voice of the professional teacher was silenced, and the UFT was complicit. They never enforced the contract, and allowed teachers to be victimized. In fact they still do.

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