|SEE HOW CHARTER schools WIN! Steve Lopez of the Los Angeles Times reports on the vile tactics that the charter lobby is using in hopes of defeating school board incumbent Bennett Kayseri in the approaching election. The issue of the moment is the unbridled proliferation of charter schools in LA. Kayseri has been a charter critic. The California Charter School Association would like to defeat Kayser and replace him with a friend of charters.CCSA and allies have been handing out a flyer smearing Kayser as an anti-Latino bigot. '.'BENNETT KAYSER TRIED TO STOP LATINO CHILDREN FROM ATTENDING SCHOOLS IN WHITE NEIGHBORHOODS.'That's the screaming headline on a vile, two-page missive in Spanish and English, and the flier includes a lovely photograph of five Latino children sitting forlornly on a curb, as if their world has been crushed by the cruel Caucasian...
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