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Boston Globe: FOR Charters, AGAINST Teachers’ Union

26 Aug

If you don’t think that U.S. community based, democratic, transparent, non-profit, traditional public schools aren’t at war with profit-hungry, child-abusing, corporate autocrats, think again.

Diane Ravitch's blog

The Boston Globe used to be a liberal newspaper. But that was long ago. Now it opposes the teachers’ unions and it supports privatization of public education.

Massachusetts is the highest performing state in the nation, as judged by test scores; you would never know that if the Globe was your only source of information. Corporate reformers were audacious in choosing Massachusetts as their next big battleground to save poor kids from failing schools. Their ambition–to break public education–is outrageous in the nation’s top-performing state. Their promises ring hollow.

Our reader Christine Langhoff gives us an update on the escalation of hostilities as the air war for public opinion heats up.

She writes:

The Question 2 campaign continues to, as we say, “evolve”.

On Sunday, The Boston Globe published an advertorial scolding the Boston Teachers Union that it had better settle contract negotiations pretty quickly because “such changes are necessary…

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Posted by on August 26, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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