ICYMI: Readings from the week (9/25)
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Don't Believe the Charter School Hype
Charles Pierce is one mainstream journalist who has taken up the cause of public ed and given reformsters some serious grief. Here's his take on the charter push in Massachusetts
Preaching to the Educhoir
William Ferriter reminds us why preaching to the educhoir is not a waste of time.
A Righteous Anger
Opposing charters is not enough-- not when public schools are screwing up.
Drowning in Systematic Injustice
Rev. William Barber speaks up about the unrest in Charlotte. As always, there is real fire in his words.
Finance Is Ruining America
Alana Semuels at the Atlantic looks at how hedge funders and other financial wizards are spreading poevrty and screwing up the US economy
This Was the Summer of Charter School Discontent
Daniel Katz runs down the set-backs, disappointment and general shenanigans of the charter industry over the past few months.
M-Stepping Those Results Right Into the Trash Can
Looking at your child's test results in Michigan (though even if you're not in Michigan, some of these issues are very recognizable).
It's not about Race
An exceptional look at race, culture and history, from the Anglo-Saxons to African-Americans
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Readings from the week (9/25):
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