Commentary: Progressives like Bernie Sanders may be confused about charter schools, but black parents aren’t
Bernie Sanders isn’t the only progressive who is confused about charter schools. On the left, misunderstandings and mischaracterizations about non-traditional public schools abound, many of them spread by an educational establishment that fiercely guards its turf. One of the most popular misconceptions is that charter schools represent “takeovers” by wealthy corporate interests or rich conservatives...
By Cynthia Tucker Haynes | March 21, 2016