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Are Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos Civil Rights Leaders of Our Time?

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'Let’s be clear about “school choice;” it was born of racism in the mid-1950s as a way to evade the Brown v. Board decision of 1954. The fact that it has been revived by entrepreneurs, well-meaning advocates, and closet racists doesn’t change its history or its purpose: It will undermine public education. It may “save” a child here or there, while most children will be lost in a free-market system of competition in which the public abandons its responsibility to provide the best possible education for all children. Trump picked up on the deceptive line that we have heard from free-market ideologues for 15 years: In reality, the true civil rights issue of our time is the fight to save public education as a public responsibility, responsible for all, doors open to all, staffed by well-prepared teachers.  Trump's should be the kiss of death' for those who know the truth.

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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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