LAMAR ALEXANDER AND THE COPRORATE PRIVATIZERS: WHAT TO WATCH FOR

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Here lies public education

It’s not breaking news that Senator Lamar Alexander is in favor of the push to replace public schools with privately managed charter schools. It’s important to note that he is the ranking Republican member of the Senate committee that oversees the Department of Education. He served as the Secretary of the Department of Education under President George H.W. Bush.  He is also a former governor of Tennessee and former president of the University of Tennessee

According to one report, “Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the ranking Republican on the Senate education panel, said low-income students would be better served if instead of funding public schools, the government sent that money to their families to spend at public or private schools.”

See Senator Alexander’s views on School Choice in his own words here: http://www.lamaralexander.com/fetured-stories?ID=0a91b9e7-3078-4883-beab-95b8b38ffb4c

It’s also evident that he works closely with members of the charter school community

Alice Rolli who…

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