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A Thurgood Marshall Plan for Public Education - Bernie Sanders

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'Every human being has the fundamental right to a good education. Thus far, he is the only candidate to address K-12. This is a powerful program that addresses the three critical issues of our time. First, the need for adequate and equitable funding.Second, the need to restore teacher professionalization.Third, the need to reject privatization.  He intends to triple the funding of Title 1 for the neediest children,  proposes a national floor for per-pupil spending. to reduce class sizes. He recommends a flat ban on for-profit charters. That means halting the use of public funds to underwrite new charter schools.  He endorses the NAACP resolution that calls for a new moratorium on new charters. He recognizes that charters are funded by billionaires and not in need of federal aid.'


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Public eduction is the only rod to income equality. Education cannot be allowed to fall into the grasp of hedge funds and private businesses. Period.


The president of the US must grasp that the Preamble to the Constitution made i clear that the government is there to promote the COMMON GOOD... not just enrich the privateers and power elite.

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