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Charter Cheerleader Reed Hastings Sets Up $100 Million Fund for More "Reforms"

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IT IS NOT ABOUT SCHOOLS, IT IS ABOUT DEMOCRACY'S END 'This is the culmination of the reform dream of abolishing local democracy and supplanting it with consumer choice,' says Diane Ravitch who has been reporting the end of Public education at her site for over t2 years. Her latest post is the one: ' Billionaire Reed Hasting, founder of Netflix, announced that he will create a fund with $100 million for the 'reforms' he favors. Hastings has expressed his hope that one day almost every school in the nation will be a charter school and that local school boards will disappear.'  

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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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