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(Salon)   After many years and millions of dollars spent, Michael Bloomberg has finally succeeded in creating a third-party in American politics. Unfortunately for him, they want to stomp his agenda into the ground   ( divider line
    More: Ironic, Secretary of Education, Michelle Rhee, Americans, American politics, Randi Weingarten, WFP, Diane Ravitch, Delaware Democratic Party  
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2013-11-04 02:26:27 PM  
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Summercat: I read through that article and couldn't follow who was doing what.

Yeah, it was hard to follow.

Basically, a cabal of Connecticut Republicans and "centrist" Democrats, with the aid of Michael Bloomberg and Michelle Rhee, want to continue on the road to privatized education, but the citizens of Bridgeport aren't having it.

They formed a Working Families Party and, after today, may have enough votes on the school board to oust Paul Vallas, the guy charged with "reforming" their school district.
2013-11-04 02:41:21 PM  
2 votes:
I just want to say that Paul Vallas shouldn't be allowed anywhere near anything school related.
2013-11-04 01:57:17 PM  
2 votes:
I read through that article and couldn't follow who was doing what.
2013-11-04 02:38:42 PM  
1 vote:
Reminds me of the Heritage Fdn and its new leader Jim DeMint and his attack on the health care plan they designed.
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