School Choice is a Sleazy Carnival Game

By James Comans, editor at MSEDBLOG School Choice is a sleazy carnival game, and Betsy DeVos is the queen sideshow barker. You know how the scheme works- the carnies roll into town from parts unknown, pump in some music and neon lights to dazzle you, and they give you… an opportunity. A game to play. […]

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Koonlaba: Mississippi, What do you think you are doing?

I’ve just read the most depressing article this morning from back in the spring about Detroit’s schools. It tells about how much some families struggle to get their children to school in a place where school choice policy has run rampant for many years. I can’t imagine having to do any of the things described in […]

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Amanda Koonlaba: Not on Our Watches

Dear Mississippi Educators, If something happens on your watch, you are responsible for it as if you were in charge. Well, Mississippi educators, in very recent times, we’ve lost the chance to amend the state constitution to make education a civil right and allowed a gamut of privatization measures to bet set up. These things have […]

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