If, as an education advocate, you were on the fence as a Democrat on who to vote for during this Presidential primary, look no further.
From the Gadfly on the Wall Blog:
Bernie Sanders doesn’t like charter schools enough.
To me that’s an endorsement.
But to Shavar Jeffries, it’s a condemnation.
Jeffries took to the pages of the New York Daily News to decry Sanders position and champion Hillary Clinton’s.
Jeffries is the executive director of Democrats for Education Reform (DFER), a hedge fund front promoting the privatization of public education.
Despite its name, the group doesn’t represent the views of most Democrats. It represents the neoliberal branch of the party that has heavily influenced the education policy of Barack Obama, Arne Duncan, Cory Booker…
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