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The Walton Family Makes $4 Million Every Hour" The Escalating Wealth divide affects public schools: by Diane Ravitch

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 'As educators know, the Waltons use a small part of their vast fortune to undermine public education and replace public schools with privately managed charter schools .In addition to their nefarious role as the single biggest founder of charters in the U.S., they are the biggest retailer of guns. Just another reason to boycott Walmart. .  The Walton Family is the richest in the world. Its wealth grows by $4 million every hour of every day. Twenty-five families in the world control $1.4 trillion. In the magazine’s annual ranking of the world’s richest families, the Waltons are #1. FYI, the founder of Walmart—Sam Walton—was a graduate of public schools. He graduated from David H. Hickman High School in Columbia, Missouri '

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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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