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Seattle Schools Community Forum: Feeling a "Distraction"

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Diane Ravitch revealst 'that Washington state, supporters of public schools--Like the League of Women Voters--have filed a lawsuit to stop the legislature from funding charter schools, which the state's highest court declared are NOT public schools! Yet, somehow, across the state, major newspapers posted editorials opposing any effort to block charters, some using the exact same language. Do you find that odd? Parent activist Dora Taylor does. Read her  account, and remember -- that the media in this nations is owned by the  EDUCATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX  and they feed our people the Orwellian  lies about failing schools that they sell as 'reform' and which have 'deformed' the INSTITUTION  of Public education,because democracy depends on shared knowledge, and 'It's part of the way of controlling and dumbing down the population, and that's important.'

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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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