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This Friday, on Oprah’s next ‘education’ show the billionaire owner of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, will announce a $100 million “gift” to Newark schools that will be used to fund a Mayoral takeover of the system by longtime voucher supporter Cory Booker with the blessings of Rep. Governor Chris Christie who this year cut over $1 billion from the state education budget and has waged open war on the state’s teachers since his election.

So… great, Zuckerberg gives $100 million to Newark Schools to
support the mayoral take over and the pushing of voucher programs - all on
Oprah too! We have entered a bizarre reality where media makes education

A gift from Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, to the notoriously troubled Newark school system is part of a plan to start an educational foundation. Go to the original…

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