Sunday, February 26, 2023

My twitter spat with Core DeAngelis and Talk out of School podcast on the well-funded assault on our public schools

This morning I got into a twitter spat with Corey DeAngelis, the top voucher evangelist who, according to his bios, is currently a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a  senior fellow at the American Federation for Children, executive director at Educational Freedom Institute, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, a senior fellow at Reason Foundation, and a board member at Liberty Justice Center.  Phew!  No wonder his tweets sound like they were written by bots. 

Yet he consistently refused to answer my simple question:

Episode Notes

Videos of NYC rally on Feb. 3, 2023: elected officials and parent leaders explaining why they oppose raising the cap on charter schools​.  

Send a message​ to NY Governor and state legislators urging them not to raise the charter cap but require more accountability and transparency for the charter sector.

Class Size Matters NY state budget testimony, showing how Mayor Adams is planning to cut school budgets again next year despite an increase of $568 million in state Foundation Aid.

The Federalist, Two States Now Have Universal School Choice and Yours Could be Next

The Nation, Robbing From the Poor to Educate the Rich 

Peter Greene, Vouchers Are Not About School Choice. Here's How We Know.·    

Diane Ravitch, Charles Siler: a Former Privatizer Changes Sides  

Ed Week, Voucher Programs Gains Strength with Help from the Courts

 American Prospect, Will the Education Culture War Backfire on Republicans?

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NPE Toolkit: School Privatization Explained 

NPE list of 76 state voucher bills

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