Today’s must-read column is from Jason Riley at The Wall Street Journal, rebutting the ridiculous claims from the AP story about charters and segregation. http://on.wsj.com/2Cb1IH1
“It isn’t obvious from the media coverage of school choice, but education reform is less a left-right issue than it is an internal debate among Democrats, who are torn between carrying water for organized labor and prioritizing the interest of low-income minorities.”
Enjoy your day. – Paul
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The Hechinger Report
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