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Public Schools, The Next Megachurches?

February 3, 2015

he casual passerby strolling past Apopka High School on a Sunday morning would note a buzz of activity, unusual for a public school on a weekend. The sign lauding the local Chick-Fil-A as a “partner in education” is odd enough,…

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TX GOP-Backed Bill Would Enable Teachers To Kill Students ‘In Defense Of School Property’

January 29, 2015

If a brand new Texas style “shoot ’em up” bill ever becomes law, Texas public school teachers, who are already able to legally pack while at school, will have the right to use “deadly force” against students in defense of…

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Three Reasons Why “ObamaCollege” is Probably Brilliant (But Might Not Be)

January 12, 2015

The Wall Street Journal apparently coined the term “ObamaCollege” to refer to Obama’s proposal to make the first two years of community college free for the nation, through a federal-states partnership, at colleges that submit to quality regulation and to…

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President Obama Proposes Free Community College Education For All

January 9, 2015

President Obama came out on Thursday with a winning proposition for the American people: he proposed that every student who maintains a certain level of hard work can have two years of community college education, absolutely free. The man was…

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Privatizing Our Schools: Good For The Kids, Or Just For The Profits?

December 9, 2014

In a report released on December 2, Zephyr Teachout, who ran a primary campaign earlier this year against Andrew Cuomo in the race for Governor of New York, documented a lobbying effort by hedge fund managers in this year’s elections…

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When Billionaires Get Into The Education Game, It’s The Students Who Lose

December 8, 2014

In a report released on December 2, Zephyr Teachout, who ran a primary campaign earlier this year against Andrew Cuomo in the race for Governor of New York, documented a lobbying effort by hedge fund managers in this year’s elections…

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