Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 12 Share on Twitter 1 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H3'ed 4/2/18

St. Louis: Dark Money Enters Suburban St. Louis School Board Elections; by Diane Ravitch

Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (22 fans)

 

Question Mark Response ? Free image on Pixabay720 ├-- 720 - 35k - jpg
Question Mark Response ? Free image on Pixabay720 ├-- 720 - 35k - jpg
(Image by pixabay.com)
  Details   DMCA
 

'School districts in Missouri customarily have nonpartisan school board elections. No more. Tomorrow voters will go to the polls in the Parkway District (a suburb of St. Louis) to select two new school board members. Five candidates are running for two open positions on the school board. An organization has entered the race to endorse candidates who are opposed to abortion, sex education, and student protests. It has endorsed two of the five who are running. Who is paying for this group’s campaign activities? No one knows. The group calls itself Advocates for Educating Taxpayer Accountability.  How ironic that a group that hides the names of its contributors says it favors “accountability” when it refuses to be either transparent or accountable.Why are they hiding? Why don’t they announce their names?'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At dianeravitch.net

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

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.
Follow Me on Twitter     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.

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

Other Series: View All 218 Articles in "Ending democracy: end the institution of public schools"

Other Series: View All 172 Articles in "legislature and governorsL false info- undoing education"

Other Series: View All 601 Articles in "lies & propaganda:: the rant"

Other Series: View All 449 Articles in "PRIVITIZATION."

Other Series: View All 938 Articles in "Public ignorance & those who use this"

Other Series: View All 748 Articles in "Shameful"

Other Series: View All 506 Articles in "wrecking Ball"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: