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AFT’s Weingarten: School ‘Reformers’ Ignore “The Elephant In The Room,” Poverty

WASHINGTON—So-called school “reformers,” bent on closing “failing” schools, ignore “the elephant in the room,” poverty, that accounts for poor student performance, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten says. Speaking in mid-October to an Economic Policy Institute forum, the teachers union head also challenged a Right Wing myth, and a Right Wing goal: That most public schools are failing and […]

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