Black Education / Schools : NAACP members call for ban on privately managed charter schools

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    NAACP members call for ban on privately managed charter schools


    The NAACP has long expressed concern about charter schools, but now its members are taking a tougher stance. At their recent annual national convention late last month, members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People approved a resolution that included language calling for a moratorium on the expansion of privately managed charters ...


    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...for-ban-on-privately-managed-charter-schools/

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    Rep. Al Green (D-Tex.) listens to Hillary Clinton at the NAACP annual convention in Cincinnati on July 18. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)


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    Breaking News: @NAACP calls for national moratorium on charters


    I don’t believe that this has been reported anywhere else. Last week at the NAACP National Convention in Cincinnati, the delegates voted in a new resolution on charter schools. It’s approval as policy will not be official until the National Board meeting in the Fall of 2016. However, this is a big news story that (I suspect because of the political conventions) has not yet entered the traditional media.

    Yesterday in the post How will history remember the @NAACP on charters? I discussed the 2010 and 2014 NAACP charter school resolutions. The 2016 NAACP convention voted and approved the following resolution. I am honored it originated from the California Hawaii NAACP, where I serve as Education Chair ...


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    https://cloakinginequity.com/2016/0...cp-calls-for-national-moratorium-on-charters/

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