Stealing Education

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Mon, 03/12/2012

 Well-read Red Frann Michel  discusses the case of Tanya McDowell, a homeless, Black single mother, sentenced to 12 years in prison in Connecticut for using her babysitter's address to enroll her son in a Norwalk school.  Frann details the many ways in which governments and private schools are stealing education systematically from the poor and people of color.  

You can read this piece and its several sources here.  

 

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