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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Education Reformer Jeanne Allen Says Baltimore Riots Are A Call For More Charter Schools

A picture of a deleted tweet by Jeanne Allen, founder of the Center for Education Reform:

So public schools are one of the causes of the civil unrest in Baltimore?

Uh, huh.

Here's one response:

And of course Allen's Center For Education Reform (she is now president-emeritus of the organization) lives off the "philanthropy" money:

Allen is a long-time proponent of public school privatization - here's her supporting the takeover of Philadelphia public schools by the for-profit Edison Schools:

Jeanne Allen, president of the Center for Education Reform, understands the enthusiasm for privatization in areas where public education has failed dismally. These companies are willing to be held accountable for their performance by contract.

"It's very refreshing for people for whom failure in public education presents a sense of urgency," she said.

Clearly Allen is on board with using whatever means necessary to hand over the public schools to her charter entrepreneur pals and sugar daddies.

This tweet sums things up:


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