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Want to know why I loathe charter schools?

The very, very rich people–like Betsy DeVos–whose fact-free belief in their superiority leads them to the condescending notion that they know best how to educate kids. In case you didn’t already guess, it’s founded in racism. Meet another such rotten … Continue reading

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Does Betsy DeVos make you scream? Look at what she just did

From 538 Significant Digits, and I’m bolding the whole thing: 2,400 More than 40 colleges and other organizations have seen their applications for Upward Bound grants rejected by the Department of Education in recent weeks, in many cases because of … Continue reading

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“Dismal Voucher Results Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins”

After Nikole Hannah-Jones’s calm yet impassioned essay on public schools comes this from today’s Times. Given the bits and pieces I’ve read about whether vouchers/charter schools offer academic advantage over genuine free public schools, I was startled and greatly encouraged … Continue reading

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