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Larry Lee: Follow the Charter Money in Alabama;by Diane Ravitch

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PRIVATIZING AMERICAN SCHOOLS: SEE HOW IT WORKS IN THE DEEP SOUTH; Larry Lee understands Alabama politics and cares deeply about improving public education. In this post, he follows the money that preceded the legislature's approval of charter schools. He writes: 'Even an amateur swami with a cloudy crystal ball could have told us how the recent vote to approve charter schools in Alabama would play out. In fact, he didn't even have to look at his ball, they could have looked at 2014 campaign financial disclosures instead.There they would have found a trail of contributions of thousands and thousands of dollars from charter supporters to friendly legislators. This bill passed the Senate 22-12 the first time it was voted on. One senator did not vote, eight Democrats voted against it, as did the one Independent and three Republicans. All yes votes were Republican. In the deep South... '
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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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