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Beware! Privatization Vandals Target 7 Cities for Destruction and Takeover

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Goodbye, Public education.'There is no model of privatization success. This is vandalism. Vandals from the billionaire-funded “City Fund” have targeted 7 cities, where they will use their millions to destroy public schools &  finance takeover of the local school board.“ Parents would only be able to choose among schools that have autonomy to operate as they see fit. Schools are judged by outcomes ( test scores).This is the “portfolio model,” where local boards  close low-scoring public schools & replace with charter schools.“A version of that strategy is already in place in Denver & Indianapolis. 40% of the charter schools in New Orleans are “failing schools,”Those cities have large charter sectors and enrollment systems that include both district & charter schools In others, like San Antonio, Atlanta, & Camden, struggling district schools have been turned over to charter operators.'

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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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