Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 4 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds   

Peter Greene: Progressives Do Not Endorse Privatization of Public Schoolsby Diane Ravitch

Quicklink Submitted By     (# of views)   1 comment, 12 series
Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (24 fans)

(Image by   Details   DMCA

Know the truth, from former Ass't Edation Sec'y, Ravitch: 'as  a rule, if a person shares any part of Betsy DeVos’s agenda, chances are he/she is not a progressive. Progressives usually support public schools governed democraticly; progressives believe that teachers should have the right to bargain collectively & to seek better funding & good working conditions for the students & staff; progressives think that all teachers should be well educated & certified; progressives believe that educators, students, & families should be treated with respect and that civil rights law should be enforced; progressives work towards a society that is fair & just to all its citizens. Progressives do not defend racial segregation.  Read Peter Greene’s response to Conor Williams’s loopy claim   that 'progressives should defend charter schools even though they are segregated & non-union.' That's false!

Read the rest of the story HERE:



- Advertisement -

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

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...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Other Series: View All 123 Articles in "Democracy Crisis"

Other Series: View All 530 Articles in "DON'T MISS THIS!"

Other Series: View All 192 Articles in "Ending democracy: end the institution of public schools"

Other Series: View All 335 Articles in "FRAUD & Mendacity."

Other Series: View All 566 Articles in "lies & propaganda:: the rant"

Other Series: View All 381 Articles in "PRIVITIZATION."

Other Series: View All 806 Articles in "Public ignorance & those who use this"

Other Series: View All 618 Articles in "Shameful"

Other Series: View All 195 Articles in "War on teachers and the profession"