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Bernie Sanders Is Bringing Back the Most Underrated Education Policy

May 22, 2019

Over the past two decades, education reform has been a major topic of debate and policymaking, from President Bush’s No Child Left Behind bill to President Obama’s Race to the Top initiative. Reforms have generally followed the pattern of adapting mechanisms from the for-profit business world to “fix” supposedly broken aspects of the public education system: weakening teacher
— Read on www.commondreams.org/views/2019/05/21/bernie-sanders-bringing-back-most-underrated-education-policy

Last week it was standing up against for profit charter schools. This week it’s standing up for the benefits of integrated schools. The silence of other candidates on both of these issues is deafening. Yet I read that Bernie Sanders got a chilly reception at an event sponsored by “She the People” a group that looks to push more women of color to the polls, in SC while Joe Biden was applauded. Maybe Bernie Sanders’ positions will become clearer in the months ahead… and maybe some folks will look more closely at Joe Biden’s record.

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