The extremist billionaire controlled fake National Parent Union (pretending to represent most parents but only represents a few such as Walton, Koch, et al. After all billionaires have children, too, that never attend public schools) fools (or allegedly buys/owns) U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona.
Maurice Cunningham is a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts. His specialty is following the gobs of money poured into “education reform.” His exposes of Dark Money in the 2016 charter expansion referendum was a crucial element in turning the public against the referendum (you can read more about him in his blogs and in my book Slaying Goliath.)
In this post, published here for the first time, Professor Cunningham writes about the innocence or naïveté of Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, who met with a billionaire astroturf group and thought he was reaching out to ordinary parents and families.
Who Got Suckered, Secretary Cardona or Readers of The74?
“The Pro-privatization education blog The74 recently published To Rebuild Trust with Families, Ed. Dept. Seeks Input from Outspoken Parents Group. The story purports to be about how Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona “seeks”…
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