Saturday, October 1, 2011

A Change Is Gonna Come #edrefom

I was born by the river in a little tent
Oh and just like the river I've been running ever since
It's been a long, a long time coming
But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will

It's been too hard living but I'm afraid to die
Cause I don't know what's up there beyond the sky
It's been a long, a long time coming
But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will

I go to the movie and I go downtown somebody keep telling me don't hang around
It's been a long, a long time coming
But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will

Then I go to my brother
And I say brother help me please
But he winds up knockin' me
Back down on my knees


There been times that I thought I couldn't last for long
But now I think I'm able to carry on
It's been a long, a long time coming
But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will

Blue Jersey:: The End Justifies the Means

Blue Jersey:: The End Justifies the Means:

The End Justifies the Means

by: deciminyan

Sat Oct 01, 2011 at 07:40:26 PM EDT

At least that was the position taken by one pro-voucher supporter at a debate today in Trenton sponsored by the Delaware Valley chapter of Americans United (AU) for Separation of Church and State.

Keith Benson of "Save Our Children" argued that if state-funded Catholic schools perform better than public schools, the constitutional implications don't matter.

Three advocates from the pro-voucher community were invited, although one canceled at the last minute. Joining Mr. Benson was Carm Catanese, a retired business executive who now runs Citizens for Successful Schools in Princeton.

On the side of public schools were John Bartram of AU, Ed Barocas of theACLU, and Dr. Walter Farrell, Jr. of UNC - Chapel Hill and the National Educational Policy Center

I arrived at the debate predisposed against vouchers, and after I carefully listened to both sides, my position solidified.

deciminyan :: The End Justifies the Means
While the two sides had major differences, the debate was conducted

Schools Matter: When Capricious Young says no experience required, she requires no experience

Schools Matter: When Capricious Young says no experience required, she requires no experience:

When Capricious Young says no experience required, she requires no experience

"We are told that this 'reform' alliance of everyone from Rupert Murdoch to the Walton family to leading hedge funders spends huge amounts of money pushing for radical changes to public schools because they suddenly decided that they care about destitute children, and now want to see all kids get a great education." — David Sirota

Caprice "Capricious" Young, Privatization Princess, CORO Fellow, CCSA Alum, ICEF Flunky, and Poverty Pimp.In Los Angeles, nobody has been more adept at stuffing public money into their pockets via charter-voucher sector windfalls than Caprice Young. Her early career showed a trajectory of opportunism and greed that would place her in ever more lucrative positions as time progressed.

As a young Coro Fellow she worked under Republican Mayor

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