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We Can Recover From The School Choice Movement

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This is how the school choice movement went wrong: 'Politicians, ideologues, so-called libertarians, and crooks attracted by profit motives, took over the charter school experiment. With no educational data, they decided  that charter schools, regardless of whether they worked for children or not, whether they served America’s need for an educated populous or not, would become stand-alone schools that could be run with little accountability, certification, or even democratically elected boards. Now,our tax dollars are siphoned off to individuals, corporations, and companies that contract with charters to provide “services.” Is it any wonder that hedge fund operators & the self-appointed reformers see charter schools  as income generators? Is it any wonder that the FBI and other law enforcement agencies cannot keep up with the criminal activities of those milking the system?' Read more

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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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