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How Bloomberg Trashed Public Education in New York

Jake Jacobs The Progressive
I’m an art teacher. Mike’s policies gutted my school. During those years, I was lucky to have enough copy paper for my students to draw on. Bloomberg’s harmful education policies are today being papered over as his money cascades through the media.

Teachers' Role in the Puerto Rico Uprising

Jeff Bryant Independent Media Institute
Rosello funneled money to charter schools in Puerto Rico. The Asociación de Maestros de Puerto Rico and the AFT demanded that federal recovery money restore public education on the island instead

The Charter School Primary

Rachel M. Cohen The American Prospect
Democrats running for president are distancing themselves from a charter school movement that once held powerful sway in the party.
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