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Sunday, November 7, 2021

Want to know why commonsense K-12 reform isn't happening?

November 7, 2021 By Mark C. Ross

One of the most sacred cows of the "Progressive" mantra is public education.  On the face of things, the government has no particular knack for educating children.  What it does have is its ability to force homeowners to pay property taxes.

Here in Oakland, there's a large Catholic high school named Bishop O'Dowd.  Last I checked, about 30% of its students just happen to be Jewish.  Why is that?  This can only be described as an unsolicited testimonial for the quality, or rather lack thereof, of the Oakland Unified School District.

Back in the 1970s, when OUSD was transitioning into a unionized monopoly, a friend who taught there refused to join the union.  She was given the option of still having to pay a "bargaining agency fee."  A recent Supreme Court decision, Janus v. AFSCME, made such requirements illegal...but it has since been buried somewhere along with Jimmy Hoffa............To Read More.....

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