NAACP's Call for Charter School Moratorium Invites Corporate Criticism
Before and after the vote, major American newspapers including the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal came out against the resolution—as did a slew of corporate education reform organizations.
The Times called the NAACP “misguided” for its stance, while the Post urged the group to “do its homework” and the Journal said voting yes would be “a sellout of the NAACP’s founding principles.”
But such criticism suggests the newspapers themselves are “misguided and uninformed about what the charter school industry is doing to America’s public schools,” Steven Rosenfeld wrote for AlterNet.
Media outlets’ “attempt to influence the NAACP board’s vote this weekend reveals that they don’t understand or care to understand how the industry is dominated by corporate franchises with interstate ambitions to privatize K-12 schools.”Jefferson23, LWolf, MistaP and 4 othersMom Cat, Downwinder, ThatGuy888, The Crone like thisYou've heard of the Good Witch of the North and the Wicked Witch of the West, right? I'm the Morally Ambiguous Witch of the Northwest.
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