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    The Gaslighting of Progressive Charter School Proponents

    Last week, former principal Carol Burris (whose Twitter feed is an unending charter-school-bashing, propaganda-filled rant) blasted out a blatantly misleading meme intended to delude Democratic voters. “BAD POLL ALERT!” No Dem proposed eliminating all fed funds to charters. They triple or quadruple Title I funding to charters & publics. $$ for kids in schools, not […] More

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    Why Is NBC Taking Sides In The Public Education Debate?

    Last week, NBC announced it will host a nationally-televised forum for Democratic presidential candidates on December 14th that will focus exclusively on public education issues. NBC’s Public Education Forum 2020, which is being held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh, will be moderated by MSNBC Live host Ali Velshi and NBC […] More

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    Explaining Elizabeth Warren’s Charter School Hypocrisy In Nine Tweets

    On Thursday, the National Education Association released a video of an interview with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, one of the leading contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, in which she was asked about her position on charter schools. In her answer, Warren rejected the idea that charter schools are much-needed options for families (particularly low-income families […] More

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    Why Are Billionaire-Funded Twitter Journalists Attacking Black and Latino Parents?

    You’ve likely seen the powerful social media videos. A collective of pissed off parents from across the country demanding more for their students and communities. Chanting “our children, our choice” the Powerful Parent Network raised money via GoFundMe to attend Elizabeth Warren’s “honoring the voices of Black women” event in Atlanta. What a thought, a […] More