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General News    H3'ed 6/27/21

Billy Townsend: A Florida School District That Is Fighting Privatizers and Winning; by Diane Ravitch

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In this  fascinating post that shows that regular people can beat big money and political power when they get angry enough about scams an  shady real estate deals and schools that exclude limited-English-proficient children and children with disabilities. Billy Townsend tells the story in this post of Hillsborough County in Florida, where parents and community activists are actively resisting the State Legislature's demand for privatization of public schools.

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