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Former New York Times Columnist Bob Herbert on How Millionaire and Billionaire School Reformers Are Ruining Public Education in the United States

By Elaine Magliaro Last week, I wrote a post about Bob Herbert and his new book titled Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America. Herbert, who was a columnist for the New York Times for eighteen years, … Continue reading

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Charter Schools and The Profit Motive

By Elaine Magliaro NOTE: I originally posted this article about charter schools and their backers at Res Ipsa Loquitor on March 16, 2013. I think it bears re-posting at Flowers for Socrates. In a 2010 New York Times article titled … Continue reading

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Who the F*ck is Dan Loeb and How Is He Connected to Teacher Pensions and School Reformers?

By Elaine Magliaro I have focused much of my time lately doing research on anti-teacher/anti-tenure school reformers—including Campbell Brown, David Boies, and Michelle Rhee. In my post about school reformer/star lawyer David Boies, I noted how certain names kept “popping … Continue reading

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