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Georgia Fraud: Money Behind the Vote to Create a Phony Opportunity School District; by Diane Ravitch w Jack Hansard

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Revealed:Top down doom for Georgia's  public schools  In this post,  is the twisted trail of big-money behind Governor Deal’s push to privatize public schools, and create a money pot for entrepreneurs. He is pulling the wool over the eyes of the public  with an ALEC-inspired program to erode local control and expand privatization. Governor Deal’s constitutional amendment ballotasks  voters 'whether the state should have the authority to intervene to help failing schools, yes or no.' The real purpose  of this Orwellian ballot, is to create a special non-contiguous district consisting of the state’s lowest performing schools. They will be removed from their district and handed over to state control. The state will then transfer them to charter chains. Gov. Deal is taking advantage of the Supreme Court’s horrendous Citizens United decision that removed limits on political contributions.  

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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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