As Detroit’s Schools Collapse, Walton Billionaires Put Another $250 Million into Charter Expansion | Diane Ravitch’s blog

Dr Diane Ravitch writes: Irony: on the same day that the New York Times reports that charters and competition have caused an unprecedented collapse of education in Detroit, the Wall Street Journal reports that the Walton Family Foundation (Walmart) will pump another $250 million this year alone into starting more new charters. The Waltons–who are all billionaires–are doubling down on failure. They are doing to public schools what Walmart does to communities: destroying the competition, disrupting the community, and targeting public education for privatization. [  74 more words. ]

As Detroit’s Schools Collapse, Walton Billionaires Put Another $250 Million into Charter Expansion
https://dianeravitch.net/2016/06/28/as-detroits-schools-collapse-walton-billionaires-put-another-250-million-into-charter-expansion/

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