NAACP’s Call for Charter School Moratorium Invites Corporate Criticism
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: