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NAACP’s Call for Charter School Moratorium Invites Corporate Criticism

October 18, 2016

Common Dreams shares my perspective and that of countless others that the “reformers” are failing poor and minority children and a reassessment is long overdue. The shrill voices on the sideline are an indication that the NAACP has struck a sensitive nerve among the billionaires. Kudos to them for doing so!

Despite pressure from corporate media and education reformers, the nation’s largest civil rights organization voted on Saturday to approve a resolution calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion at least until issues of non-transparency and inequity are meaningfully addressed.Saturday’s vote codified one taken by delegates to the NAACP’s national convention in July, and demands a moratorium until:

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