Saturday, April 5, 2014

Schooling in the Ownership Society: How Cuomo engineered de Blasio's defeat on charters with help from Wall St.

Schooling in the Ownership Society: How Cuomo engineered de Blasio's defeat on charters with help from Wall St.:



How Cuomo engineered de Blasio's defeat on charters with help from Wall St.


Cuomo at staged rally: “You are not alone. We will save charter schools.”


Javier Hernandez and Susanne Craigwriting in the New York Times, tell an eerie tale about how Gov. Cuomo backed by powerful Wall Streeters and hedge-funders was able to defeat Mayor de Blasio's effort to hold back the charter operators' assault on public schools. 

The Governor, who has always been in Wall Street's pocket, even had chief charter hustler Eva Moskowitz stage a protest of charter school supporters for the media in Albany, one at which he "spontaneously" appeared, telling the crowd that he would be their savior. Moskowitz runs a group of charters and pays herself nearly a half-million/year salary.

According to Hernandez and Craig:
As the governor worked to solidify support in Albany, his efforts were amplified by an aggressive public relations and lobbying effort financed by a group of charter school backers from the worlds of hedge funds and Wall Street, some of whom have also poured 

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