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Outrage! Boston Mayor Plans to Close 36 Schools to Make Way for Charters

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THE END OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: Boston Mayor  Walsh gave no indication in 2013 when he ran for office that he was a supporter of school privatization;Walsh accused his opponent  Connolly--a charter school supporter of wanting to 'blow up' the school system. Nowm Walsh is working with the Gates Foundation and the far-right,… Yet now Walsh is working closely with the Gates Foundation and the far-right, union-busting Walton Family Foundation to close 36 public schools and replace them with privately managed charter schools. 'This proposal is not being driven by the wishes of  Walsh’s constituents but are being made in closed meetings with the Gates Foundation and the Walton Foundation where Mayor Walsh is hoping to receive funding for his education agenda. Discover the sneaky backdoor deal that the mayor is hammering out with the billionaire boys to shutter 1/4 of Boston's public schools.

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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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