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Prominent Union Apologist Sniffs Out School Reform ‘Re-segregation’ Motives

buxton Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 6:57 PM
governments need to allow people to be free to choose how to educate their own children private schools need to be free to choose both teachers and students if a private school is funded by Muslims then they should be able to employ Muslims and teach the Koran so their students will hate and kill Christians. That is what the Koran tells them to do. Christian schools should be able to employ Christian teachers, teach from the Bible and select students from Christian homes. If a black or white community wants to do the same things and they are paying for it, not the government, then who are we to deprive them of the freedom to teach their children in the environment that they desire for them? Freedom of religion, association, speech?
3129 Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:24 AM
There are limitations, as David Koresch and his Branch Davidians discovered the hard way. Viva la revolucion.

Defending the educational status quo has become a lucrative business for Diane Ravitch. For one speech alone, she received an $8,869 honorarium from the Michigan Education Association, according to union financial documents.

String a few of those together each year and she’s well on her way to Randi Weingarten territory among the elite so-called “one percent.”

So as states continue to pass and implement sweeping educational reforms rooted in choice and competition, Ravitch has been traveling around the country defending teachers unions and government schools and collecting her loot.

But it appears she’s becoming a bit unhinged in the...