If pro-charter proposals in Washington State or Georgia pass this November, that will mark the first time charter schools have won at the ballot box.
Denver's contest for local school board seats has already cost $600,000, as big-money backers of school privatization, charters and “choice” try to buy control of education policy.
The journalist blames teachers unions, not economic inequality, for students’ failure to achieve.
As part of a push to privatize schools, rich conservatives are pouring a fortune into a campaign to defend Republicans who support school choice schemes.
The governor who has led te fight to bust unions and cut public services now steps up as the pointman for privatization of education -- and his own political ambitions.