Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Corporate Education Reform - Sacramento Style - What's Wrong With This Picture?

Corporate Education Reform - Sacramento Style 
 What's Wrong With This Picture?

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Vice President Joe Biden, in California for two days this week, is scheduled to attend a fundraiser at the Sutter Club in downtown Sacramento on Tuesday.
Tickets for the afternoon fundraiser, to raise money for the Obama Victory Fund, start at $500.
Biden was expected to speak earlier Tuesday in Los Angeles, at a convention of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. He is expected to attend a campaign event in Carmel on Wednesday.

Mayors Gone Mad « Diane Ravitch's blog

coopmike48 at Big Education Ape - 23 hours ago
Mayors Gone Mad « Diane Ravitch's blog: Mayors Gone Mad by dianerav The annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors unanimously passed a resolution endorsing the so-called parent trigger idea. The parent trigger means that any 51% of parents at a school can sign a petition, and as the Reuters article about it, said “seize control” of the school. Once the parents have seized control, with the endorsement of the mayors, they can fire the staff or hand the school over to a charter corporation. In other words, they can seize public property and privatize it. This is nuts. The pare... more »

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