Charter Schools and the Talented Tenth
Every once in a while -- if you listen carefully -- you can hear charter school supporters give away their game...
Take, for example, Shaver Jeffries, president of Democrats for Education Reform, one of the most influential pro-charter lobbying outfits in the country. Jeffries was put out by yesterday's resolution from the NAACP calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion. It's clear Jeffries sees the NAACP's position is a betrayal of its core mission -- but notice who he evokes to make his case:
Let's talk a little about DuBois and education:Jersey Jazzman: Charter Schools and the Talented Tenth: