SCANDALOUS! 'In one of the boldest, brashest, most outrageous attempts to destroy public education in the history of education in the U.S.' says Diane Ravitch, ' Eli Broad has picked his own school board, one run by his surrogates
and the charter-happy privatizers of the Walton Family Foundation, making the elected board irrelevant so that a billionaire from L.A
. and a billionaire family from Arkansas will run schools for half the children in Los Angeles!
What a legacy Eli Broad and the Walton family will leave behind. Destructive, anti-democratic, union-busting, a need to control whatever they can buy, a belief that everything--even public schools--are for sale. They are utterly shameless.' Here is Howard Blume's report on the story:
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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...)