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Beware the Insidious Attack on Your Local School Board; by Diane Ravitch

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"I recently learned of a rightwing website  collecting complaints about school boards, presumably to encourage dissension and hostility at school board meetings. This group wants vigilantes to report their school board if students learn about sexism, racism, and other realities of our past and present. This is McCarthyism revisited.On the “About Us” page, the group identifies itself as a project of the radical rightwing Turning Points USA.  SourceWatch reports on the funders and ideology of Turning Points USA. Evidently, these people don’t understand that state standards authorize the teaching that they find reprehensible."

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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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