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school privatization

Georgia’s Governor Wants To Turn His Public Schools Into Post Katrina New Orleans

by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon An utterly cynical and deceptively marketed constitutional amendment is on the ballot in Georgia. It’s called the “Opportunity School District” because it’s about creating business opportunities for the charter school sugar daddies who… Continue Reading →

Hillary’s Family Ties to School Privatizers, and Diane Ravitch’s Review of Hoosier School Heist

By Doug Martin at Hoosier School Heist Blog, and Diane Ravitch Originally published at dianeravitch.net in July 2015 Last week the American Federation of Teachers endorsed Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy, without consulting more than a token slice of the union’s… Continue Reading →

Why Was Atlanta’s Beverly Hall Indicted For Racketeering While Michelle Rhee Won’t Be?

By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon Atlanta’s black former school superintendent and 34 other black teachers and administrators have been indicted for “racketeering” in a cheating scandal. Why aren’t others like former DC Schools chancellor Michelle Rhee and her… Continue Reading →

Why Does the US Chamber of Commerce Want to Train or Replace Your Elected School Board, If They Haven’t Already?

By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon A key role in the elite drive to privatize public education is being played by privately owned school “accreditation” agencies, which are immune from public scrutiny, and under the absolute thrall of pro-privatization… Continue Reading →

Demonizing Teachers, Privatizing Schools: The Big Lies and Big Plans Behind the Atlanta School Cheating Scandal

by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon Originally published at Black Agenda Report on April 22, 2015 Should we be wondering if the prosecution of cheating Atlanta teachers for racketeering was racist? Or should black parents and educators be leading… Continue Reading →

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