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Massachusetts: Charter Advocates Kick Off Campaign with Deceptive Advertising; by Diane Ravitch

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POSITIVELY ORWELLIAN, see how its done! Advocates for privatization of Massachusetts PUBLIC  schools   have launched a $2.3 million advertising budget with a deceptive ad, calling on voters to vote YES for “stronger public schools.” The ad refers to privately managed, unaccountable charter schools as “public schools,” which they are not.  Question 2 will determine whether the state adds 12 new charter schools every year, using money subtracted from public schools. The ad does not acknowledge that more money for charter schools means less money for public schools. The tiny percentage of children in charters will benefit as the great majority of children in public schools get larger classes and fewer programs.

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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 Middle (more...)
 

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