Monday, April 19, 2010

Bloomberg and Klein's "Choice and Charter" scheme exposed for what it is -- Jim Crow

Letting billionaires make decisions for us and re-instituting segregation isn't choice...

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'In the long run, charter schools are being strategically used to pave the way for vouchers. The voucher advocates, who are very powerful and funded by right-wing foundations and families, recognize that the word voucher has been successfully discredited by enlightened Americans who believe in the public sector. So they've resorted to two strategies. First, they no longer use the word "vouchers." They've adopted the seemingly benign phrase "school choice," but they are still voucher advocates.' — Jonathan Kozol


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