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'Brexit' Commentary Offers 'Spot-On' Assessment of K-12 Divide

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To the Editor:

Adam Kirk Edgerton's Commentary "K-12 Schools: We Have Our Own 'Brexit' Problem" (July 20, 2016) was spot-on. He rightly held that the diversion of public funds to private schools through vouchers and to the majority of charter schools that offer no real improvement over regular public schools (per Stanford University's Center for Research on Education Outcomes 2013 study) is sabotaging the public schools that are our country's lifeblood and undermining the teaching profession. This all highlights the importance this year of electing a president, Congress, and state government representatives committed to giving priority to our embattled public schools.

Dennis Middlebrooks
Brooklyn, N.Y.


The letter writer is a retired New York City public school teacher.

Vol. 36, Issue 01, Page 28

Published in Print: August 24, 2016, as 'Brexit' Commentary Offers 'Spot-On' Assessment of K-12 Divide
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