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Pay to Play: Charter Schools & the IDC;by report, The Alliance for Quality Education

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Diane Ravitch reports 'NY is a blue state but has a divided legislature. Dems control the Assembly, and the GOP controls the Senate. Republicans although they are not the majority, but are in power because of a small group of renegade Democrats who vote with the Republicans. They are called the Independent Democratic Caucus, and they hold the balance of power. Governor Andrew Cuomo likes the divided legislature, as it enhances his power.Why does this connection matter?  A Republican Senate can be relied on to prevent tax increases on the wealthy. This matters to them even more than charter schools. Bottom line: the 1% prefer charters instead of tax increases to pay for smaller classes, early childhood education, and the services that would help children and public schools. This report lays out the political contributions that fuel the IDC campaigns. ' READ IT and learn!

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