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Eleven Warning Signs that Privatizers Are Invading Your School District During the Pandemic; Diane Ravitch

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'In The Public Interest,' has identified eleven warning signs that privatizers are targeting your school district. Read them & be prepared to defend your public schools from privatizers and profiteers!   For years,'education reformers'  private companies seek to profit from public education dollars.  With the current need for districts to  switch to distance learning, many of these same privatization advocates & corporations are using the crisis and the resulting confusion as an opportunity to greatly expand their privatization agenda by offering to help solve some of the problems that the crisis is creating. We are seeing a major push by online (virtual) charter schools to greatly increase their number of enrolled students.' Below are 11 warning signs and some follow-up questions to help advocates determine whether and how privateers may be trying to make inroads in your school district.

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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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