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How Walton Money Influences Charter School Debate; by Diane Ravitch

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'Amid fierce debate over whether charter schools are good for black students, the heirs to the Walmart company fortune have been working to make inroads with advocates and influential leaders in the black community.' This article was published in the Detroit Free Press on a day when not many people were paying attention, December 25, 2018, but it should have been national news.The Waltons, heirs to the anti-union Walmart empire, have been investing in black organizations to spread their views about charter schools.The fact that the NAACP and Black Lives Matter have stood up to the bully billionaire behemoth and demanded a moratorium on charters is astounding and a great credit to their integrity.'

 
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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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