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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Nat'l. Council of Churches letter to Obama: 'No to Race To The Top'

Arne Duncan claimed he found "no opposition." But WaPo's Valerie Strauss writes that this pastoral letter to Obama from the National Council of Churches, "should erase any doubt that opposition to the Obama administration's $4 billion Race to the Top is wide and deep."
“While competitive, market based “reforms” may increase educational opportunity for a few children, or even for some groups of children, do they introduce more equity or more inequity into the system itself? We reject the language of business for discussing public education.”

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