Teachers unions launch another campaign to malign charter schools

Parents want the best education they can get for their children. For growing numbers of parents in California, charter schools have provided that opportunity. But not everyone is pleased with the expanding popularity of charter schools, especially teachers unions, which have launched yet another campaign to smear the integrity of charter schools with the singular aim of retaining and broadening their own political power.

On March 22, eight teachers unions, including the Anaheim Secondary Teachers Association, San Bernardino Teachers Association and United Teachers Los Angeles, announced the formation of the California Alliance for Community Schools to take on “a Donald Trump/Betsy DeVos administration that wants to dismantle public education and billionaire privatizers who want to replace public schools with unregulated charters.”

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