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Africa: The Virtues of For-Profit Charter Schools by Diane Ravitch

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 'The highest and primary obligation of ethical journalism is to serve the public.Journalists should:– Avoid conflicts of interest, real or perceived. Disclose unavoidable conflicts.' The New York Times published an article by journalist Tina Rosenberg of Solutions Journalism,  about  plans for a charter school expansion in Liberia and other African nations. The article is balanced, on the surface, yet overall presents a positive picture of the investors who want to replace universal public education with an African version of charter…“This is the 2nd time that she  has favorably written in the NYT on a company funded by Bill gates or Gates Foundation w/out disclosing that Sol Journalism is also funded by Gates foundation.' R U watching education world wide being controlled by the EDUCATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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