Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The last time the NEA adopted a policy on charter schools W was president and the towers were still standing. | Fred Klonsky

The last time the NEA adopted a policy on charter schools W was president and the towers were still standing. | Fred Klonsky:

The last time the NEA adopted a policy on charter schools W was president and the towers were still standing

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NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia at the 2017 Representative Assembly


The Representative Assembly of the National Education Association, 7,500 delegates meeting in Boston, adopted a new policy statement laying out the union’s view towards charter schools.
The last time the union adopted a policy statement on charter schools was at the 2001 Representative Assembly that I attended. George Bush (2) was president, the twin towers were still standing and No Child Left Behind was not yet official Department of Education language.
In 2001, charter schools were still few in number.
That has changed.
The NEA moves slowly on their turn around response time.
If the language of the new policy statement sounds familiar, it is.
It is basically the view that the Bernie Sanders delegates forced the Democrats toThe last time the NEA adopted a policy on charter schools W was president and the towers were still standing. | Fred Klonsky: 

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