Monday, July 23, 2012

Which CEO made $5 million stealing your kid's lunch money?

Public education is essential to our democracy — but big corporations and their front group ALEC see it as just another way to make money. They're working to ensure your tax dollars get diverted to private companies that skimp on quality, sometimes foregoing school buildings and classrooms altogether, to maximize profits. They might as well put a dollar sign on students' foreheads.

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Is that the kind of world we want? Watch the video to understand how ALEC is trying to put students up for sale.ALEC is working to ensure that public education dollars get diverted to private profits. Their approach is working -- for them. Not so much for the students who pay the price in the form of a subpar education and poor performance.

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