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    NYTimes Takes Bait From Ravitch’s Network For Public Education

    As Retort covered more than two months ago, the union-backed antics of NPE this spring are focused squarely on defunding charter schools and eschewing teacher accountability. After sending dozens of emails and near nonstop tweeting about a fabricated scandal involving some charter schools accepting Federal PPP funds aimed at buoying companies through COVID-related lock downs, […] More

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    COVID-19 Is No Match For NPE

    While the U.S. and world continues to grapple with the implications of COVID-19, the Network for Public Education, better known as a marionette advocacy group led by Carol Burris, continues an unrelenting assault on charter school families, teachers, and supporters. In an email sent Monday, NPE asks supporters to message legislators in opposition to charter […] More

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    When Is It OK To Call Someone An ‘Uncle Tom’?

    Beneath the surface of anti-reform, business as usual public education politics resides a barely disguised disdain for folks of color. While touting the best interests of communities of color on one hand, figureheads of the Edu-Blob Establishment use the other to denigrate and attack individuals of color who refuse to mutely take marching orders. This […] More