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Sun Apr 5, 2015, 09:49 PM

Albany charter schools. The education model that fell apart.

There has been a high cost to these failures.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10026464240

...“We didn’t need to spend scores of millions of dollars to find out that the work our teachers and staff do and the staff in Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo and New York City, and every city in poor communities in America is doing is hard work,” he said. “There is no quick and easy fix and privatizing education is no answer and that’s been proven here.”

The failure in Albany has shown the disruption that charters can cause to public school systems and surrounding neighborhoods. The Brighter Choice middle schools set to close were built just a few years ago, near the foundation’s headquarters. Half of a city block was leveled and residents were displaced from their homes.


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Mon Apr 6, 2015, 12:49 AM

1. The same story plays out everywhere

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Mon Apr 6, 2015, 05:34 AM

2. Taxpayers' money for

Private, unaccountable, profit by paying off the corporate-politician-Pataki-types.
Our children, who are our collective future, are the pawns.

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