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9/27 NYC event co-sponsored by Rethinking Schools, Class Size Matters, WBAI 99.5 FM, Parents Across America, Grassroots Education Movement, NYCoRE, Coalition for Public Education, Teachers Unite

NEW YORK - September 13 - NBC is staging its second annual “Education Nation” summit at the end of September—a series of events and broadcasts bankrolled by the corporate interests and foundations aligned with the so-called “education reform” movement. Corporate media coverage of education policy tends to hew closely to the “reform” agenda: promoting charter schools and vouchers, embracing relentless testing and other “accountability” measures, and attacking teachers’ unions for standing in the way of progress.

What would a more reasonable conversation about public education look like?

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