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Houston: Chaos as Parents Fight County Treasurer's Call for a State Takeover of District, by Diane Ravitch

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SEE HOW PUBLIC EDUCATION IS DISMANTLED ONE BY ONE-- IN THE 15,880 SCHOOL SYSTEMS in 50 states! 'Houston parents heckled the County Treasurer, , as he tried to hold a press conference where he called for the state to take over the district. Why he thinks the Texas State Education Department is qualified to run the public schools of Houston is a mystery. “We fight and fight and fight because every child deserves an education,” said Kandice Webber, one of the protesting parents. “They do not deserve what Orlando Sanchez is trying to do two communities that he has never even spoken to.”

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