Chris Hedges: Educational Apartheid

Chris Hedges: Educational Apartheid

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Aug 13, 2017

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges is joined by Diane Ravitch, former assistant secretary of education under President George H.W. Bush and author of Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the growth of the charter school industry.

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No Public Education, No Democracy! by Simone Harris

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by Simone Harris
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
Feb. 28, 2012

Tax the rich, not our future placard

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I teach English at Montgomery High School in Santa Rosa, California. I love my school, my amazing colleagues, and the kids who enter my classroom each year. But I hate what is happening to public education.

From the national to the local level, our public schools are under attack, and that means our students are under attack. This attack takes more than one form. Continue reading