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June 12, 2017

Milwaukee Journal Sunday Op-ed, “Plan to fix schools falls short”, Falls Short

Filed under: Privatization — millerlf @ 9:20 am

In Sunday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel there is an op-ed (“Plan to fix schools falls short” by Wright and Petrilli http://tinyurl.com/yayfej5v) that criticizes the new federal education law, Every Student Succeeds Act. Their alternatives for schools, identified as low performing, is warmed over privatization: private charters, turnaround districts, receiverships and “innovation zones”. They offer Nashville and New Orleans as examples of these privatization “successes.” Once again neoliberal school “reformers” deny truth.    

Read the following articles:

New Orleans: http://tinyurl.com/yc6g8eof

Nashville: http://tinyurl.com/y7hk6oyk

 

 

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