Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 5 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds    H3'ed 2/5/18

How Public Schools Became Easy Pickings for the Kochs:

Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (22 fans)

'

Free vector graphic: Money Bag, Dollar Sign, Currency - Free Image ...614 ├-- 720 - 68k - png
Free vector graphic: Money Bag, Dollar Sign, Currency - Free Image ...614 ├-- 720 - 68k - png
(Image by pixabay.com)
  Details   DMCA

The Koch Brothers Are Coming For Public Schools: Do Democrats Care?' asks Diane Ravitch who posted Bryant's article:  The notorious billionaire Koch brothers have decided to target K-12 public schools. This fits neatly with their decades-long campaign to destroy public programs like Social zsecurity, Medicare, and anything else that taxes their ample pockets for the benefit of the common good. This assemblage of DARK MONEY  includes not only the Kochs, but the DeVos family and nearly 700 others willing to put $100,000 into a common fund to destroy democratic institutions. The question, however, is what the Democrats will do about it. Will they join the Kochs and DeVos to support charters and choice? Will they defend public schools?Given the abysmal record of the Obama administration, it seems that the people have to fight for their schools and not wait for a political savior.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At ourfuture.org

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

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...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: